GRE Word List


the act of affirming

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

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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