GRE Word List

PRECEDENT

prior in time, order, arrangement, or significance

The meaning of the word precedent is prior in time, order, arrangement, or significance.

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WordMeaning
demurto take exception : object
retainto keep in possession or use
threatan expression of intention to inflict evil, injury, or damage
filthfoul or putrid matter
generalitythe quality or state of being general
impassea predicament affording no obvious escape
deposeto remove from a throne or other high position
apparitionan unusual or unexpected sight : phenomenon
jumbleto move in a confused or disordered manner
oddsthe probability that one thing is so or will happen rather than another : chances