GRE Word List

LUMINARY

a person of prominence or brilliant achievement

The meaning of the word luminary is a person of prominence or brilliant achievement.

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WordMeaning
communalof or relating to one or more communes
nurturetraining
forfeitsomething forfeited or subject to being forfeited (as for a crime, offense, or neglect of duty) : penalty
concurrentoperating or occurring at the same time
implausiblenot plausible : provoking disbelief
epiloguea concluding section that rounds out the design of a literary work
temporalof or relating to time as opposed to eternity
subsidya grant or gift of money: such as
goadto incite or rouse as if with a goad (see goad
maneuvera military or naval movement