GRE Word List

PARABLE

short simple story teaching a moral

The meaning of the word parable is short simple story teaching a moral.

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assailassault
cardiologistdoctor specializing in ailments of the heart
corrosiveeating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
amnesialoss of memory
scurrymove hastily; hurry; move briskly
abject(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
perpetualeverlasting
cursorycasual; hastily done with little attention to detail
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