GRE Word List


an unusual or unexpected sight : phenomenon

The meaning of the word apparition is an unusual or unexpected sight : phenomenon.

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deignto condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved : stoop
parasitean organism living in, on, or with another organism in order to obtain nutrients, grow, or multiply often in a state that directly or indirectly harms the host (see host
homagea feudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord
proxythe agency, function, or office of a deputy who acts as a substitute for another
despondentfeeling or showing extreme discouragement, dejection, or depression
voyeursomeone who obtains sexual gratification from observing unsuspecting individuals who are partly undressed, naked, or engaged in sexual acts
mishapan unfortunate accident
tippleto drink liquor especially by habit or to excess
collateto compare critically