GRE Word List
English Vocabulary - 25 Parts Of The House
English Vocabulary - 25 Parts Of Th...
The meaning of the word prelude is introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner.
|growl||low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)|
|conception||beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception|
|morose||ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy|
|primary||first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first|
|abrasive||rubbing away; tending to grind down|
|provocative||arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation|
|belabor||harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically|
|resentment||indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about|
|appurtenances||subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing|
|championship||position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion|