GRE Word List

SCHISM

division

The meaning of the word schism is division.

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WordMeaning
phariseea member of a Jewish sect of the intertestamental period noted for strict observance of rites and ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law
allureto entice by charm or attraction
inundateoverwhelm
elatedmarked by high spirits : exultant
forebearsancestor
homagea feudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord
forebodingthe act of one who forebodes
compressto press or squeeze together
precipitousprecipitate
imbueendow