GRE Word List

TRANSGRESSION

violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong

The meaning of the word transgression is violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong.

Random words

WordMeaning
glossysmooth and shining; N. gloss: shiny brightness on a surface; superficially attractive appearance; Ex. gloss of good manners
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
transcribecopy; write a copy of; N. transcription
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
mutesilent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of
atrophywasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
chasmabyss; very deep crack
disportamuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
docketprogram as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
tartsharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply