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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WordMeaning
spurnto reject with disdain or contempt : scorn
auspiciousshowing or suggesting that future success is likely : propitious
polaritythe quality or condition inherent in a body that exhibits opposite properties or powers in opposite parts or directions or that exhibits contrasted properties or powers in contrasted parts or directions : the condition of having poles
rabblea disorganized or confused collection of things
sardonicdisdainfully or skeptically humorous : derisively mocking
succulentfull of juice : juicy
mortara sturdy vessel in which material is pounded or rubbed with a pestle
cowerto shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from something that menaces, domineers, or dismays
ironicrelating to, containing, or constituting irony
matrixsomething within or from which something else originates, develops, or takes form