GRE Word List

TURPITUDE

depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude

The meaning of the word turpitude is depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude.

Random words

WordMeaning
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
motiftheme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
indisputabletoo certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
corpusclered or white cell in the blood
extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
amuletcharm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck