GRE Word List

FOREBEARS

ancestor

The meaning of the word forebears is ancestor.

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WordMeaning
entreatto plead with especially in order to persuade : ask urgently
verbalizeto express something in words
checkto inspect, examine, or look at appraisingly or appreciatively
bombastpretentious inflated speech or writing
prodto thrust a pointed instrument into : prick
connivancethe act of conniving
preento groom with the bill especially by rearranging the barbs and barbules of the feathers and by distributing oil from the uropygial gland
wizenedto become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or of failing vitality
defectan imperfection or abnormality that impairs quality, function, or utility : shortcoming
rusticof, relating to, or suitable for the country : rural