GRE Word List

PREMISE

a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference

The meaning of the word premise is a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference.

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WordMeaning
renovateto restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding)
lardera place where food is stored : pantry
adamantunshakable or insistent especially in maintaining a position or opinion : unyielding
astringentcausing a tightening of soft organic tissues : styptic
bedizento dress or adorn gaudily
disenfranchiseto deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, or of some privilege or immunity
coddleto cook (something, such as eggs) in liquid slowly and gently just below the boiling point
polaritythe quality or condition inherent in a body that exhibits opposite properties or powers in opposite parts or directions or that exhibits contrasted properties or powers in contrasted parts or directions : the condition of having poles
numismatistthe study or collection of coins, tokens, and paper money and sometimes related objects (such as medals)
executorone who executes something