GRE Word List


enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach

The meaning of the word devotee is enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach.

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portendforetell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
homagehonor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
patronizesupport; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
dormerwindow projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
relishenjoy; savor; N: enjoyment; zest
oracularof an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
transmutetransform; change; convert to something different
annuityyearly allowance
pitfallhidden danger; concealed trap
wantonunrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause