GRE Word List

PRECEPT

practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept

The meaning of the word precept is practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept.

Random words

WordMeaning
covetousavaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
resolvedecide; settle; solve; separate; make a determined decision; N. resolution
accoutreequip; N. accoutrement
progenitorancestor
onusburden; responsibility
hazardousdangerous
bruiseinjure without breaking the skin; N.
recreantdisloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
ironicexpressing irony; occurring in an unexpected and contrary manner
mustystale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist