GRE Word List


to find out or learn with certainty

The meaning of the word ascertain is to find out or learn with certainty.

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sagaa prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary figures and events of the heroic age of Norway and Iceland
missivea written communication : letter
counterpartone of two corresponding copies of a legal instrument : duplicate
vigilantea member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily (as when the processes of law are viewed as inadequate)
recidivisma tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior
pinionthe terminal section of a bird's wing including the carpus, metacarpus, and phalanges
evocativeevoking or tending to evoke an especially emotional response
premisea proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference
preternaturalexisting outside of nature