GRE Word List

NEOPHYTE

recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant

The meaning of the word neophyte is recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant.

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gerontologystudy of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
potentialexpressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
interminableendless
corrosiveeating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
quashcrush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
peevishbad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
perpetualeverlasting
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
abjurerenounce upon oath
preponderancesuperiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant