GRE Word List

RIGHTEOUS

morally upright; just

The meaning of the word righteous is morally upright; just.

Random words

WordMeaning
detainkeep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
numismatistperson who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
idylliccharmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
leery(of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
expatriateexile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
probityuprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
litigationlawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
uproariousmarked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
avidgreedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
labilelikely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability