GRE Word List


a taking to or upon oneself

The meaning of the word assumption is a taking to or upon oneself.

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scowlto contract the brow in an expression of displeasure
actuateto put into mechanical action or motion
corollarya proposition (see proposition
tendentiousmarked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view : biased
cardiologistthe study of the heart and its action and diseases
eschewto avoid habitually especially on moral or practical grounds : shun
attenuateto lessen the amount, force, magnitude, or value of : weaken
profaneto treat (something sacred) with abuse, irreverence, or contempt : desecrate
curfewthe sounding of a bell at evening
rakean implement equipped with projecting prongs to gather material (such as leaves) or for loosening or smoothing the surface of the ground