GRE Word List


church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)

The meaning of the word prelate is church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop).

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whimsicalcapricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
emulateimitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
countermandcancel; revoke (an order)
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
soothsayerone who foretells the future
constituentsupporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
multiplicitystate of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
glossysmooth and shining; N. gloss: shiny brightness on a surface; superficially attractive appearance; Ex. gloss of good manners