GRE Word List

NEOLOGISM

new or newly coined word or phrase

The meaning of the word neologism is new or newly coined word or phrase.

Random words

WordMeaning
presentimentpremonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
vouchsafegrant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
penuryextreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
pertinaciousholding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
throngcrowd (of people or things); V.
leery(of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
uniquewithout an equal; single in kind
vulturecarrion-eating birds
egoismexcessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief