GRE Word List


timely; well-chosen

The meaning of the word opportune is timely; well-chosen.

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puissantpowerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
oratorpublic speaker
fermentagitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
reconditeabstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
shrewdclever; astute
brandtrademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
lividlead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
communalheld in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
acrophobiafear of heights
divineperceive intuitively (by or as if by magic); foresee the future; foretell; dowse; ADJ. N. divination