GRE Word List


an estate inherited from one's father or ancestor

The meaning of the word patrimony is an estate inherited from one's father or ancestor.

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blunderto move unsteadily or confusedly
sturdyfirmly built or constituted : stout
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melancholydepression of spirits : dejection
unaccountablenot to be accounted for : inexplicable
climacticof, relating to, or constituting a climax
obnoxiousodiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive
attestto affirm to be true or genuine
seismicof, subject to, or caused by an earthquake
dummya person who is incapable of speaking