GRE Word List

POSTURE

the position or bearing of the body whether characteristic or assumed for a special purpose

The meaning of the word posture is the position or bearing of the body whether characteristic or assumed for a special purpose.

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pastoralof, relating to, or composed of shepherds or herdsmen
complacencyself-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies
overbearingtending to overwhelm : overpowering
detrimentalobviously harmful : damaging
blareto sound loud and strident
chicanerydeception by artful subterfuge or sophistry : trickery
fraudulentcharacterized by, based on, or done by fraud : deceitful
elysianof or relating to Elysium
harpinga plucked stringed instrument consisting of a resonator, an arched or angled neck that may be supported by a post, and strings of graded length that are perpendicular to the soundboard
amenableliable to be brought to account : answerable