GRE Word List

PAROCHIAL

of or relating to a church parish

The meaning of the word parochial is of or relating to a church parish.

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WordMeaning
polaritythe quality or condition inherent in a body that exhibits opposite properties or powers in opposite parts or directions or that exhibits contrasted properties or powers in contrasted parts or directions : the condition of having poles
illicitnot permitted : unlawful
corroborateto support with evidence or authority : make more certain
insuperableincapable of being surmounted, overcome, passed over, or solved
furtivedone in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed : surreptitious
chaperona person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety
fanciedimagined or believed to be true or real
trothloyal or pledged faithfulness : fidelity
prosceniumthe stage of an ancient Greek or Roman theater
caucusa closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same political party or faction usually to select candidates or to decide on policy