GRE Word List


formal or ceremonious observance of an occasion or event

The meaning of the word solemnity is formal or ceremonious observance of an occasion or event.

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belligerentinclined to or exhibiting assertiveness, hostility, or combativeness
chipa small usually thin and flat piece (as of wood or stone) cut, struck, or flaked off
tiradea protracted speech usually marked by intemperate, vituperative, or harshly censorious language
blighta disease or injury of plants marked by the formation of lesions, withering, and death of parts (such as leaves and tubers)
wistfulfull of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy
embossto raise the surface of into bosses
nugatoryof little or no consequence : trifling
deferencerespect and esteem due a superior or an elder
vyingcontending; to strive for superiority
coteriean intimate and often exclusive group of persons with a unifying common interest or purpose