GRE Word List

STRICTURE

severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction

The meaning of the word stricture is severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction.

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WordMeaning
redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
virtuegoodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
censor(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
analogysimilarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
incendiaryarsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
venial(of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
hurlthrow forcefully; shout out violently
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
engagedemployed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
fitfulspasmodic; intermittent; irregular