GRE Word List


state without proof

The meaning of the word allege is state without proof.

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barbsharp projection from fishhook, arrow, or other object; openly cutting remark
prolonglengthen; extend; draw out
implicationsomething hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
litotesunderstatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
slinkmove furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
pathostender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel
eventualhappening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
parleyconference (between opponents); CF. speak
marsupialone of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat