GRE Word List

ANTEDILUVIAN

antiquated; extremely ancient

The meaning of the word antediluvian is antiquated; extremely ancient.

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WordMeaning
miscellaneousmade up of a variety of parts
recipientreceiver
lethargicdrowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
rotundityroundness; sonorousness of speech
lacecord used to draw and tie together two opposite edges (as of a shoe); delicate fabric made of fine threads; V: draw together by tying a lace
encroachmentgradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
nepotismfavoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
noveltysomething new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
invulnerableincapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure