GRE Word List

COGNATE

of the same or similar nature : generically alike

The meaning of the word cognate is of the same or similar nature : generically alike.

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WordMeaning
novicea person admitted to probationary membership in a religious community
trunkthe main stem of a tree apart from limbs and roots
preyan animal taken by a predator as food
citadela fortress that commands (see command
mordantbiting and caustic in thought, manner, or style : incisive
reprisala retaliatory act
fulcrumprop
rusticof, relating to, or suitable for the country : rural
hypnosisa trancelike state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject
jingoistextreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy