GRE Word List

SOVEREIGNTY

complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern

The meaning of the word sovereignty is complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern.

Random words

WordMeaning
stratifieddivided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)
awrydistorted; crooked; bent; Ex. Our plans have gone awry.
stranglekill by choking or suffocating; suppress
curtailshorten; reduce
torsotrunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk
sanguinarybloody; with much bloodshed
sanctuaryplace of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
perfunctorydone routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
stenchstrong foul odor; reek; stink