GRE Word List


a formal decree

The meaning of the word sanction is a formal decree.

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rubrican authoritative rule
remonstrateto present and urge reasons in opposition : expostulate
oatha solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says
amplifyto expand (something, such as a statement) by the use of detail or illustration or by closer analysis
consignto give over to another's care
personablepleasant or amiable in person : attractive
prodigya highly talented child or youth
undermineto subvert or weaken insidiously or secretly
mirthgladness or gaiety as shown by or accompanied with laughter
bluffhaving a broad flattened front