GRE Word List

ARCHETYPE

the original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototype

The meaning of the word archetype is the original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototype.

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WordMeaning
grislyinspiring horror or intense fear
forwardnear, being at, or belonging to the forepart
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abscondto depart secretly and hide oneself
deliberateto think about or discuss issues and decisions carefully
peremptoryputting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay
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