GRE Word List


to strive to equal or excel

The meaning of the word emulate is to strive to equal or excel.

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profligatewildly extravagant
soothsayera person who predicts the future by magical, intuitive, or more rational means : prognosticator
agitateto excite and often trouble the mind or feelings of : disturb
stalematea drawing position in chess in which a player is not in checkmate but has no legal move to play
dossiera file containing detailed records on a particular person or subject
inalienableincapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred
implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
windfallsomething (such as a tree or fruit) blown down by the wind
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly