GRE Word List

AUTHORITATIVE

having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive

The meaning of the word authoritative is having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive.

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WordMeaning
underscoreunderline; emphasize
ensuefollow (as a result)
obloquyslander; disgrace; infamy
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
contritepenitent; repentant; N. contrition
reprievepostponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
immobilitystate of being immovable
rivuletsmall stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
flairtalent
gobbleeat very quickly