GRE Word List

PROPRIETY

fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary

The meaning of the word propriety is fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary.

Random words

WordMeaning
religiousof religion; (of a person) pious; having reverence for a deity
antithesiscontrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
dawdleloiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
baneposion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
spinrotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton, wool, etc.); N.
perjuryfalse testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
ostentatiousshowy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
immutableunchangeable
pulsatethrob; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
bumphit or knock against with force; N.