GRE Word List


the quality or state of being proper or suitable : appropriateness

The meaning of the word propriety is the quality or state of being proper or suitable : appropriateness.

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attestto affirm to be true or genuine
decryto depreciate (something, such as a coin) officially or publicly
commemorativeintended as a commemoration
passepast one's prime
thrashto beat soundly with or as if with a stick or whip : flog
transposeto change the relative place or normal order of : alter the sequence of
virilehaving traditionally masculine traits especially to a marked degree
harpinga plucked stringed instrument consisting of a resonator, an arched or angled neck that may be supported by a post, and strings of graded length that are perpendicular to the soundboard
censora person who supervises conduct and morals: such as
anemiaa condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume