GRE Word List

ANCESTRY

line of descent : lineage

The meaning of the word ancestry is line of descent : lineage.

Random words

WordMeaning
indigenousproduced, growing, living, or occurring natively or naturally in a particular region or environment
admonishto indicate duties or obligations to
stanchto check or stop the flowing of
ubiquitousexisting or being everywhere at the same time : constantly encountered : widespread
convertto bring over from one belief, view, or party to another
haphappening
urgeto present, advocate, or demand earnestly or pressingly
travestya debased, distorted, or grossly inferior imitation
injuriousinflicting or tending to inflict injury : detrimental
novaa star that suddenly increases its light output tremendously and then fades away to its former obscurity in a few months or years