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
impartialnot partial or biased : treating or affecting all equally
discourseverbal interchange of ideas
schismdivision
earmarka mark of identification on the ear of an animal
expatriatebanish
sedatekeeping a quiet steady attitude or pace : unruffled
transpireto take place : go on
analogoussimilar or comparable to something else either in general or in some specific detail
contiguousbeing in actual contact : touching along a boundary or at a point
oatha solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says