GRE Word List


being or exhibiting an omen : portentous

The meaning of the word ominous is being or exhibiting an omen : portentous.

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worldlyof, relating to, or devoted to this world and its pursuits rather than to religion or spiritual affairs
interpolateto alter or corrupt (something, such as a text) by inserting new or foreign matter
belieto give a false impression of
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
contumaciousstubbornly disobedient : rebellious
apeany of various large tailless semi-erect primates of Africa and southeastern Asia (such as the chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, or gibbon)
bulliongold or silver considered as so much metal
retinuea group of retainers or attendants
barba medieval cloth headdress passing over or under the chin and covering the neck
defrockto deprive of the right to exercise the functions of office