GRE Word List

SEPTIC

of or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction; N. sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus)

The meaning of the word septic is of or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction; N. sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus).

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heresyopinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
gratuitytip
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
paupervery poor person
unctionthe act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
spatesudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
remissnegligent; careless about a duty
docileobedient; easily managed; submissive
intransigencerefusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
veneerthin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.