GRE Word List


assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor

The meaning of the word imposture is assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor.

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balefulevil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
scantymeager; insufficient
myriadvery large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
precipitoussteep; overhasty; precipitate
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
ancestryfamily descent; ADJ. ancestral
authoritariansubordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
orgywild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; Ex. orgy of shopping
thrallslave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall