GRE Word List


a formal decree

The meaning of the word sanction is a formal decree.

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dismissto permit or cause to leave
existentialof, relating to, or affirming existence
eroticof, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire
reticentinclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech : reserved
grossglaringly noticeable usually because of inexcusable badness or objectionableness
briskkeenly alert : lively
incurto become liable or subject to : bring down upon oneself
improviseto compose, recite, play, or sing extemporaneously
parleyto speak with another : confer
punitiveinflicting, involving, or aiming at punishment