GRE Word List

POSTERITY

descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior

The meaning of the word posterity is descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior.

Random words

WordMeaning
badgerpester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
querulousgiven to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
seducelead away from proper conduct; entice; ADJ. seductive
flickerburn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
angularsharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
ichthyologystudy of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
tactilepertaining to the organs or sense of touch
panoramicdenoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
adroitskillful (in using mind or hand)
execrablevery bad; detestable