GRE Word List

FORESIGHT

ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future

The meaning of the word foresight is ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future.

Random words

WordMeaning
bigotrystubborn intolerance
potpourriheterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
shadeslight difference in degree; nuance; degree of color; Ex. shades of meaning/grey
betrothbecome engaged to marry
redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
self-righteoussure of one's own righteousness; moralistic
incidentalnot essential; minor; N: something incidental
ineffableunutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
sheatheplace into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
tureendeep dish for serving soup