GRE Word List

SANGUINARY

bloody; with much bloodshed

The meaning of the word sanguinary is bloody; with much bloodshed.

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felicityhappiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
vigilantwatchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
unexceptionableentirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
polygamistone who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
opiatemedicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
aegisshield; protection; defense
auditexamination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
heresyopinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
scada great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes