GRE Word List

VERNACULAR

using a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language

The meaning of the word vernacular is using a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language.

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WordMeaning
barba medieval cloth headdress passing over or under the chin and covering the neck
nethersituated down or below : lower
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
bartererto trade by exchanging one commodity for another : to trade goods or services in exchange for other goods or services
formidablecausing fear, dread, or apprehension
chroniccontinuing or occurring again and again for a long time
ecclesiasticecclesiastical
betokento typify beforehand : presage
garishclothed in vivid colors