GRE Word List

PARLANCE

speech

The meaning of the word parlance is speech.

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WordMeaning
prepossessingcreating prejudice
compendiuma brief summary of a larger work or of a field of knowledge : abstract
inquisitorone who inquires or makes inquisition
throbto pulsate or pound with abnormal force or rapidity
banea source of harm or ruin : curse
secularof or relating to the worldly or temporal
unprepossessingnot tending to create a favorable impression : not prepossessing
plutocracygovernment by the wealthy
inveighto protest or complain bitterly or vehemently : rail
graphitea soft black lustrous form of carbon that conducts electricity and is used in lead pencils and electrolytic anodes, as a lubricant, and as a moderator in nuclear reactors