GRE Word List

HERALD

messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher

The meaning of the word herald is messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher.

Random words

WordMeaning
conventionsocial or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
balmsomething that relieves pain; oily liquid with a pleasant smell from trees
ulteriorintentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
distinctionhonor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
guilelesswithout deceit
languorlack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
temporalof time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
epistemologistphilosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
dignitaryperson of high rank or position
distraughtupset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry