GRE Word List


young woman making formal entrance into society

The meaning of the word debutante is young woman making formal entrance into society.

Random words

claustrophobiafear of being locked in
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
contentionassertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
disenfranchisedisfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
secreteconceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
ramificationbranching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
whitsmall amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
championshipposition of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food