GRE Word List


of or relating to the worldly or temporal

The meaning of the word secular is of or relating to the worldly or temporal.

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convertto bring over from one belief, view, or party to another
flaila hand threshing implement consisting of a wooden handle at the end of which a stouter and shorter stick is so hung as to swing freely
careento put (a ship or boat) on a beach especially in order to clean, caulk, or repair the hull
significanthaving meaning
equivocalsubject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse
voracioushaving a huge appetite : ravenous
encumberweigh down
effigyan image or representation especially of a person
disfigureto impair (as in beauty) by deep and persistent injuries
pessimisman inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome