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
universalcharacterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
voguepopular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
piebaldof different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
gentlekindly; soft; mild; of good family
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
grievancecause of complaint; complaint
primalfirst in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence
sensuousgiving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
wither(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay