GRE Word List

SEMINARY

school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women

The meaning of the word seminary is school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women.

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WordMeaning
rigarrangement of masts and sails; V: equip (a ship) with rigging; ADJ. rigging: ropes that hold up a ship's sails
paradoxsomething apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
lacerationtorn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
exchequertreasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
inanesilly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
imbecilityweakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
growllow, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
pittancesmall amount (of money); small allowance or wage
seasonedexperienced