GRE Word List

SQUALOR

condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story

The meaning of the word squalor is condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story.

Random words

WordMeaning
agitatestir up; disturb
padrechaplain (in the armed forces)
jaundicedyellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
spasmodicfitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
vindicateclear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
scorchsear; N.
institutionalizemake into an institution; put or confine in an institution
parityequality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
apocalypticprophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
phalanxformation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)