GRE Word List


seriousness; gravity

The meaning of the word solemnity is seriousness; gravity.

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bewitchcast a spell over; captivate completely
bravadoswagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
gaffesocial blunder
confiscateseize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
underhanddone slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
stammerspeak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
stanchstop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
headlonghasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
forfeitsomething surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture