GRE Word List


outstanding; superior

The meaning of the word preeminent is outstanding; superior.

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ovationenthusiastic applause
sleighlarge vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
masqueradewear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
elatedfilled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
incendiaryarsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
desiccatedry up
abnegationrenunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
conformityharmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance