GRE Word List

THEOCRACY

government run by religious leaders

The meaning of the word theocracy is government run by religious leaders.

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WordMeaning
assurancefirm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
courtattempt to gain; seek; woo; risk; behave so as to invite; attempt to gain the favor of by attention; Ex. court disaster
coronerpublic official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
ignominydeep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
stunmake unconscious or numb as by a blow; amaze; astound
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
shootnew growth from a plant
mimepantomime(act without dialogue); mimicry; mimer; V: mimic; pantomime
seclusionisolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
ellipticalelliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out