GRE Word List

SANCTION

a formal decree

The meaning of the word sanction is a formal decree.

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WordMeaning
mincingaffectedly dainty or delicate
premonitorygiving warning
immutablenot capable of or susceptible to change
dotagea state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness
abbreviateto make briefer
overwhelmupset
reputedhaving a good repute : reputable
gruntto utter a grunt
superfluousexceeding what is sufficient or necessary : extra
waylayto lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush