GRE Word List


privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before

The meaning of the word prerogative is privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before.

Random words

aproposwith reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
decompositiondecay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
gustoeager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
exhilaratinginvigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
snickerhalf-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
overbearingbossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
flotsamdrifting wreckage
proletarianmember of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying