GRE Word List

POSTULATE

self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)

The meaning of the word postulate is self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument).

Random words

WordMeaning
gingerlyvery carefully; ADJ.
seismicpertaining to earthquakes
treadwalk; trample; N: grooved face of a tire; horizontal part of a step
championsupport militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
wheedledeceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
jabberchatter rapidly or unintelligibly
brinkedge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
rejoinderreply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
stipulatestate as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance