GRE Word List

PROVINCIAL

pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated

The meaning of the word provincial is pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated.

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WordMeaning
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character
depreciatelessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
clamorloud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
fleetfast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
bulgeprotruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
visevice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device
stalwartphysically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
liaisoncontact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
pulchritudebeauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
voluptuoussensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person