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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venturesomeinclined to court or incur risk or danger : daring
demographicthe statistical characteristics of human populations (such as age or income) used especially to identify markets
bellicosefavoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars
dupeone that is easily deceived or cheated : fool
dronea stingless male bee (as of the honeybee) that has the role of mating with the queen and does not gather nectar or pollen
masona skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect
matrixsomething within or from which something else originates, develops, or takes form
prurientmarked by or arousing an immoderate or unwholesome interest or desire
cloyingdisgusting or distasteful by reason of excess