GRE Word List

BODE

foreshadow; portend

The meaning of the word bode is foreshadow; portend.

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WordMeaning
subdueless intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
prognosticatepredict (according to present indications)
exactingextremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
semblanceoutward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
breedproduce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
divineperceive intuitively (by or as if by magic); foresee the future; foretell; dowse; ADJ. N. divination
multiplicitystate of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
intimidatefrighten; N. intimidation
ethereallike a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious