GRE Word List

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reputed

The meaning of the word purported is reputed.

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WordMeaning
formalitycompliance with formal or conventional rules : ceremony
precipitateto throw violently : hurl
abridgeto shorten by omission of words without sacrifice of sense : condense
decorumliterary and dramatic propriety : fitness
rejoinderthe defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication
unkemptnot combed
plumagethe feathers of a bird
disgorgeto discharge by the throat and mouth : vomit
carnalrelating to or given to crude bodily pleasures and appetites
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma