GRE Word List

BILK

swindle; cheat

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The meaning of the word bilk is swindle; cheat.

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personableattractive (in personality or appearance)
prostratestretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
prevailbe widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
wrathanger; fury
authoritativehaving the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
facetiousjoking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
dankdamp; unpleasantly wet
antecedentspreceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
panaceacure-all; remedy for all diseases