GRE Word List

BENEFACTOR

gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose

The meaning of the word benefactor is gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose.

Random words

WordMeaning
reputedsupposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
machinationsevil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
convokecall together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged
anomalyirregularity
wanhaving a pale or sickly color; pallid
zenithpoint directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
litheflexible; supple; CF. limber
prerogativeprivilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
wanedecrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.