GRE Word List



The meaning of the word antecede is precede.

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upshotoutcome; final result
succumbyield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
quixoticidealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
pretentiousostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
stoutrather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
bedragglewet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
maneuverstrategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
catechismbook for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
cavilquibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily