GRE Word List

SORDID

filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story

The meaning of the word sordid is filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story.

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WordMeaning
dramaprose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
vixenfemale fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
screechunpleasant high sharp sound; shriek; V.
imbibedrink in
scrupulousconscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
lateralof or coming from the side
carillona set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
humbleof low rank or position; modest; having a low opinion of oneself and a high opinion of others; unassuming; not proud; V. humiliate: make humble; cause to feel ashamed or to lose the respect of others
pillorypunish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
penanceself-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent