GRE Word List


prove genuine

The meaning of the word authenticate is prove genuine.

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complementcomplete; consummate; make perfect; N.
refractionbending of a ray of light
motilityability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
myriadvery large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
factitiousartificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
conjurecause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
oligarchygovernment by a privileged few
dehydrateremove water from; dry out
arid(of land) dry; barren; unproductive