GRE Word List

PRECOCIOUS

advanced in development; N. precocity

The meaning of the word precocious is advanced in development; N. precocity.

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truncatecut the top off; shorten
retrenchcut down; cut down expenses; economize
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tabletsmall round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
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realmkingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge