GRE Word List


to feel penitence, remorse, or regret for

The meaning of the word rue is to feel penitence, remorse, or regret for.

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fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby
pharisaicalmarked by hypocritical censorious self-righteousness
blasphemythe act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God
megalomaniaa mania (see mania
cruxa puzzling or difficult problem : an unsolved question
abstainto choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
codaa concluding musical section that is formally distinct from the main structure
gaudyostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented