GRE Word List

ASCRIBE

refer; attribute; assign

The meaning of the word ascribe is refer; attribute; assign.

Random words

WordMeaning
occultmysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
assertstate strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
phalanxformation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
annihilatedestroy
energizeinvigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
commonplaceordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
ironicexpressing irony; occurring in an unexpected and contrary manner
forwardpresumptuous or bold