GRE Word List

PARLANCE

language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance

The meaning of the word parlance is language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance.

Random words

WordMeaning
humanemarked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
cemeteryplace for burying the dead
cryptsecret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
vitreousof glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
witlesslacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
spawnlay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
mandatoryobligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
itinerantwandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
obeisancebow (to show respect and obedience)
slightinsult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance