GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word bilk is swindle; cheat.
|personable||attractive (in personality or appearance)|
|prostrate||stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength|
|prevail||be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something|
|authoritative||having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive|
|facetious||joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous|
|gale||windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter|
|dank||damp; unpleasantly wet|
|antecedents||preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background|
|panacea||cure-all; remedy for all diseases|