GRE Word List

SACROSANCT

invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable

The meaning of the word sacrosanct is invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable.

Random words

WordMeaning
crotchety(of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
repositorystorehouse
partialitystate of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
modicumlimited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
diffusewordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
decrepitudestate of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
plebiscitedirect vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
corrodedestroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
detainkeep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
theocracygovernment run by religious leaders