GRE Word List


murder of a king or queen

The meaning of the word regicide is murder of a king or queen.

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diffusewordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
choredaily domestic task (such as cleaning, cooking, and shopping); unpleasant task
surgepowerful movement of or like a wave; V.
freebooterpirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
vergeborder; edge, rim, or margin; Ex. on the verge of: very near to; V: border on
lustintense sexual desire; intense eagerness; V.
depreciatelessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
martinetstrict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
sterileincapable of producing young; free from microorganism; V. sterilize
sectarianof a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person