GRE Word List

SECULAR

worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal

The meaning of the word secular is worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal.

Random words

WordMeaning
oddschances; probability; disagreement; Ex. The odds are that it will rain. Ex. at odds with
impassablenot able to be traveled or crossed
jovialgood-natured; merry; cheerful
rickety(of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
insularitynarrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
sucklegive or take milk at the breast or udder
douseplunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
masticatechew
laboriousdemanding much work or care; tedious
offhandcasual; done without prior thought or preparation