GRE Word List

MAGNATE

person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate

The meaning of the word magnate is person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate.

Random words

WordMeaning
philandererfaithless lover; flirt
regalroyal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
deviateturn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
providencequality of being provident; divine care; god's care; Providence: god; Ex. It seemed like providence that the doctor happened to be there; ADJ. providential: of divine providence; fortunate
explicittotally clear; definite; outspoken
cogitatethink over; ponder
vituperativeabusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
invalidone incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
ordaindecree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen