GRE Word List

ASSERT

state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence

The meaning of the word assert is state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence.

Random words

WordMeaning
tingegive a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
recreantdisloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
narcissistconceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
epicureconnoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
devoutpious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
menacethreat; V: threaten
finickytoo particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
ossifychange or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas