GRE Word List

VERNACULAR

living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular

The meaning of the word vernacular is living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular.

Random words

WordMeaning
engagedemployed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
seasonenhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning
remnantremainder
hideskin of an animal
listtilt (as of a ship); lean over (to one side)
inextricablefrom which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
hortatoryencouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
componentelement; ingredient
quicksilvermercury
derideridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect