GRE Word List

PREDECESSOR

former occupant of a post

The meaning of the word predecessor is former occupant of a post.

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WordMeaning
esteemrespect; value; judge; N.
muskyhaving the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
chalicegoblet; consecrated cup
loftroom or space under the roof; attic
affinityfeeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
litheflexible; supple; CF. limber
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
complaisanttrying to please; obliging; willing to please others
juggernautirresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
inebriatemake drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person