GRE Word List


existing since or belonging to earlier times : ancient

The meaning of the word antique is existing since or belonging to earlier times : ancient.

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despiseto look down on with disrespect or aversion
swindlerto obtain money or property by fraud or deceit
lilliputianof, relating to, or characteristic of the Lilliputians or the island of Lilliput
estimablecapable of being estimated
comprehensivecovering completely or broadly : inclusive
impregnableincapable of being taken by assault : unconquerable
rendto remove from place by violence : wrest
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
abstrusedifficult to comprehend : recondite
ethnologya branch of cultural anthropology dealing chiefly with the comparative and analytical study of cultures