GRE Word List


expert at; very skilled

The meaning of the word adept is expert at; very skilled.

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presentimentpremonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
nebulousvague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
ovationenthusiastic applause
lilliputianextremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
monarchygovernment under a single ruler
betokensignify; indicate; be a sign of
promiscuousmixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
rare(of air) thin in density; rarefied; Ex. rare air of the mountains
rileirritate; vex; muddy