GRE Word List

PETTY

having secondary rank or importance : minor

The meaning of the word petty is having secondary rank or importance : minor.

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WordMeaning
forswearto make a liar of (oneself) under or as if under oath
minutethe 60th part of an hour of time : 60 seconds
curmudgeona crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
mingleto bring or mix together or with something else usually without fundamental loss of identity : intermix
obeliskan upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
estrangedhaving lost former closeness and affection : in a state of alienation from a previous close or familial relationship
discreditto refuse to accept as true or accurate : disbelieve
bigota person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices
potpourria mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent
sinewyfull of sinews: such as