GRE Word List


social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah

The meaning of the word pariah is social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah.

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traumatic(of an experience) deeply shocking; pertaining to an injury caused by violence; N. trauma: serious wound; emotional shock that causes lasting psychological damage
relinquishgive up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
tiradelong angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
rectitudemoral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
subdueless intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
pachydermthick-skinned animal
estimable(of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
far-fetchedtoo improbable to be believed; implausible; Ex. far-fetched story
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
beratescold strongly