GRE Word List


the ecclesiastical unit of area committed to one pastor

The meaning of the word parish is the ecclesiastical unit of area committed to one pastor.

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inclusivebroad in orientation or scope
allayto subdue or reduce in intensity or severity : alleviate
indecisiona wavering between two or more possible courses of action : irresolution
hecklerone who heckles someone (such as a performer or speaker) usually by shouting criticisms or insults
unguenta soothing or healing salve : ointment
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns
dilateto become enlarged or widened
credencemental acceptance as true or real
nefariousflagrantly wicked or impious : evil