GRE Word List

PAROCHIAL

narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes

The meaning of the word parochial is narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes.

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WordMeaning
rakeimmoral or dissolute person
quivertremble; shake; N.
direwarning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
myopicnearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
awlpointed tool used for piercing
delvedig; search deeply; investigate
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
adventarrival
masochistperson who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
obfuscateconfuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand