GRE Word List

AFFIRMATION

the act of affirming

The meaning of the word affirmation is the act of affirming.

Random words

WordMeaning
catapultan ancient military device for hurling missiles
incoherentlacking coherence: such as
jargonthe technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group
relevanthaving significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand
portendto give an omen or anticipatory sign of
defiancethe act or an instance of defying : challenge
conscripta conscripted person (such as a military recruit)
anchora device usually of metal attached to a ship or boat by a cable and cast overboard to hold it in a particular place by means of a fluke that digs into the bottom
mentora friend of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Odysseus' son Telemachus
necromancyconjuration (see conjure