GRE Word List

ANTECEDENTS

a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")

The meaning of the word antecedents is a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him").

Random words

WordMeaning
ingenuousshowing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidness
seasona time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature
treasurewealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded
infractionthe act of infringing : violation
expatriatebanish
antipathya strong feeling of dislike
hostilitydeep-seated usually mutual ill will
diatribea bitter and abusive speech or piece of writing
rotundaa round building
miragean optical (see optical