GRE Word List


forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)

The meaning of the word harbinger is forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come).

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smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
malcontentperson dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
favoritismdisplay of partiality toward a favored person
soporificsleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
hoardstockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
tomelarge volume; book
comadeep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow
rampantgrowing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
codicilsupplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
tactskill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence