GRE Word List

PREFATORY

introductory; of a preface

The meaning of the word prefatory is introductory; of a preface.

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WordMeaning
timbrequality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
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heraldmessenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
impedehide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
scurvycontemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C
chiplose a small piece from the surface or edge; N: small piece broken off something; CF. French fry; Potato chip/crisp
imminentimpending; near at hand
tribunalcourt of justice
decoylure or bait; V.
suppliantentreating; beseeching; N.