GRE Word List

PREDECESSOR

one that precedes

The meaning of the word predecessor is one that precedes.

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WordMeaning
pretexta purpose or motive alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs
moltenfused or liquefied by heat : melted
primto give a prim or demure expression to
unwarrantedlacking adequate or official support : not warranted : unjustified
perspicuityplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
kenthe range of perception, understanding, or knowledge
rankrelative standing or position
excerpta passage (as from a book or musical composition) selected, performed, or copied : extract
lackadaisicallacking life, spirit, or zest : languid
controvertto dispute or oppose by reasoning