GRE Word List

PRESUME

take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption

The meaning of the word presume is take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption.

Random words

WordMeaning
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
noxiousharmful; CF. obnoxious
countenanceapprove; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
adversitygreat hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
invertturn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
promulgateannounce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
incognitowith identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
conceitvanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)