GRE Word List

VULGAR

of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout

The meaning of the word vulgar is of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout.

Random words

WordMeaning
self-righteoussure of one's own righteousness; moralistic
grottosmall cavern
sapdiminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
triviatrifles; unimportant matters
pacifistone opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
denotationmeaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
juggernautirresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
utopiaideal place, state, or society; ADJ. utopian