GRE Word List


hypocritically pious or devout

The meaning of the word sanctimonious is hypocritically pious or devout.

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mnemonicassisting or intended to assist memory
nuancea subtle distinction or variation
dappledmarked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background
lollto hang loosely or laxly : droop
forda shallow part of a body of water that may be crossed by wading
defrayto provide for the payment of : pay
haltingmarked by a lack of sureness or effectiveness
detonationthe action or process of detonating
eerieso mysterious, strange, or unexpected as to send a chill up the spine
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma