GRE Word List


calling forth respect through age, character, and attainments

The meaning of the word venerable is calling forth respect through age, character, and attainments.

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insouciantlighthearted unconcern : nonchalance
oratorioa lengthy choral work usually of a religious nature consisting chiefly of recitatives, arias, and choruses without action or scenery
trilogya series of three dramas or literary works or sometimes three musical compositions that are closely related and develop a single theme
concertedmutually contrived or agreed on
amenitiessomething that helps to provide comfort, convenience, or enjoyment
earthlycharacteristic of or belonging to this earth
censoriousmarked by or given to censure (see censure
archivesa place in which public records or historical materials (such as documents) are preserved
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
inuredto accustom to accept something undesirable