GRE Word List

PREAMBLE

introductory statement

The meaning of the word preamble is introductory statement.

Random words

WordMeaning
barefacedshameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
tillerhandle used to move boat's rudder (to steer)
personableattractive (in personality or appearance)
interimmeantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
penuryextreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
idlenot working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
amityfriendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
heterodox(of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
askewcrookedly; slanted; at an angle