GRE Word List

VICAR

parish priest; representative

The meaning of the word vicar is parish priest; representative.

Random words

WordMeaning
regimenprescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
atheisticdenying the existence of God; N. atheism
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
scruplehesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
oscillatevibrate pendulumlike; waver
apoliticalhaving an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
clamorloud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
bewarebe cautious (of)
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue