GRE Word List

WRIT

written command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)

The meaning of the word writ is written command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something).

Random words

WordMeaning
prongpointed projecting part
vertexsummit; highest point; PL. vertices
reputedsupposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
wizenedshriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
decrepitweak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
vigilanteone who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
somnolenthalf asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence