GRE Word List

CONTEXT

writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs

The meaning of the word context is writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs.

Random words

WordMeaning
exculpateclear from blame or guilt
propitiousfavorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
chaoticin utter disorder
ciphernonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
rusticpertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
buffoonstupid person; clown
clairvoyanthaving foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
rabblemob; noisy crowd
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
undertakerfuneral director; one whose business is to arrange burials