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.

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devoteeenthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
misanthropeone who hates mankind; misanthropist
ellipsisomission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
aspirantseeker after position or status
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reverentrespectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
retrenchcut down; cut down expenses; economize
despondentwithout hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
deportsend out of the country; behave; N. deportation, deportment