GRE Word List

HARBINGER

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
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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
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codicilsupplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
tactskill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence