GRE Word List

HEGEMONY

dominance especially of one nation over others

The meaning of the word hegemony is dominance especially of one nation over others.

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WordMeaning
panoramicdenoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
touchingcausing a feeling of pity or sympathy; pathetic; V. touch: cause to feel pity or sympathy; ADJ. touched
broachintroduce as a subject; moot; open up
nascentincipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
ficklechangeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
coinmake coins; invent or fabricate (a word or phrase); N. coinage: word or phrase recently invented
vicarparish priest; representative
quagmirebog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
compliantreadily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements