GRE Word List


the quality of being careful with money or resources : thrift

The meaning of the word parsimony is the quality of being careful with money or resources : thrift.

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compensatoryto be equivalent to : counterbalance
incriminateto charge with or show evidence or proof of involvement in a crime or fault
impedimentsomething that impedes
prologuethe preface or introduction to a literary work
amokan episode of sudden mass assault against people or objects usually by a single individual following a period of brooding that has traditionally been regarded as occurring especially in Malaysian culture but is now increasingly viewed as psychopathological behavior occurring worldwide in numerous countries and cultures
edifyto instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge : uplift
sonorousproducing sound (as when struck)
mingleto bring or mix together or with something else usually without fundamental loss of identity : intermix
curatora person who oversees or manages a place (such as a museum or zoo) that offers exhibits
stalematea drawing position in chess in which a player is not in checkmate but has no legal move to play