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GRE Word List

PIOUS

devout; religious; N. piety

The meaning of the word pious is devout; religious; N. piety.

Random words

WordMeaning
malefactorevildoer; criminal
plightdifficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
copiousplentiful
censor(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
ensuefollow (as a result)
sonicof sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
bromideplatitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
chagrinannoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
requiemmass for the dead; dirge
affirmationpositive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination