GRE Word List

POTENTATE

monarch; sovereign

The meaning of the word potentate is monarch; sovereign.

Random words

WordMeaning
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
egregiousnotorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
aggrandizemake greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
repercussionrebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
defergive in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
crescendoincrease in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
caulkmake watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
chapelsmall church (in a prison, college, or hospital)
deviateturn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
impassablenot able to be traveled or crossed