GRE Word List

SERVILE

slavish; cringing; N. servility

The meaning of the word servile is slavish; cringing; N. servility.

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WordMeaning
pontificalpertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
proletarianmember of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
expertisespecialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
forswearrenounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
tauttight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
pulchritudebeauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
abominabledetestable; extremely unpleasant
detonationexplosion