GRE Word List

AVOW

declare openly; N. avowal

The meaning of the word avow is declare openly; N. avowal.

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WordMeaning
arcadea covered passageway usually lined with shops
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
inanesilly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
pachydermthick-skinned animal
propellantsubstance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
potentpowerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
prosaiclacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
expiatemake amends for (a sin)
iniquitouswicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
prototypeoriginal work used as a model by others