GRE Word List


contrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd

The meaning of the word preposterous is contrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd.

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decolletewearing a strapless or low-necked dress
afterlifean existence after death
togathe loose outer garment worn in public by citizens of ancient Rome
wallowto roll oneself about in a lazy, relaxed, or ungainly manner
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repellentserving or tending to drive away or ward off
polemican aggressive attack on or refutation of the opinions or principles of another
sphinx-likeenigmatic; mysterious