GRE Word List

PRECEDENT

preceding (in time, rank, etc.)

The meaning of the word precedent is preceding (in time, rank, etc.).

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WordMeaning
loungestand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
illimitableinfinite; limitless
sedulousdiligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
applicationdiligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
blatantextremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
flighty(esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
stintsupply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation; Ex. two-year stint in the army; Ex. without stint
convulsionviolent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
megalomaniamania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
cabalsmall group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests