GRE Word List
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The meaning of the word wanton is unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause.
|plasticity||ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay|
|gentry||people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility|
|denomination||religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic|
|grievance||cause of complaint; complaint|
|vociferous||clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)|
|disclaim||disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer|
|quell||suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill|