GRE Word List

NEPOTISM

favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew

The meaning of the word nepotism is favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew.

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WordMeaning
contemptscorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
prosperitygood fortune and financial success; physical well-being
chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
tauttight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
torrid(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
benedictionblessing
sycophantservile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
abhordetest; hate
ingeniousmarked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
redolentodorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery