GRE Word List

TEMPORAL

of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly

The meaning of the word temporal is of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly.

Random words

WordMeaning
grosstotal; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
gustatoryaffecting or relating to the sense of taste
annihilatedestroy
seasonenhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning
tactfulcareful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
preenmake oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
loutclumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
sundrymiscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
guiseoutward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
bereavementstate of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft