GRE Word List

PROTOCOL

diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.

The meaning of the word protocol is diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport..

Random words

WordMeaning
verbosewordy; N. verbosity
ensuefollow (as a result)
impietyirreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
rapportclose relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
pendanthanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
ratifyapprove formally; confirm; verify
pejorative(of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
affinityfeeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
maximproverb; truth pithily stated