GRE Word List


political organization

The meaning of the word polity is political organization.

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frivolousof little weight or importance
tribunea Roman official under the monarchy and the republic with the function of protecting the plebeian citizen from arbitrary action by the patrician magistrates
doffto remove (an article of wear) from the body
scadany of several carangid fishes (especially of the genus Decapterus)
dynamicmarked by usually continuous and productive activity or change
blotchto mark or mar with blotches
elopeto run away secretly with the intention of getting married usually without parental consent
scurvya disease caused by a lack of vitamin C and characterized by spongy gums, loosening of the teeth, and a bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes
poseto set forth or offer for attention or consideration
centaurany of a race of creatures fabled to be half human and half horse and to live in the mountains of Thessaly