GRE Word List

AUGURY

omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)

The meaning of the word augury is omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future).

Random words

WordMeaning
assumptionsomething taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
marreddamaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
preposterousabsurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
anarchistperson who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
interjectionexclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
dirgefuneral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
surmiseguess; N.
amputatecut off part of body; prune (a limb)