GRE Word List

PRESUMPTUOUS

going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties

The meaning of the word presumptuous is going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties.

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WordMeaning
bookishfond of books and reading
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slovenlyuntidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
ambivalencethe state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
gleangather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
dominantexercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
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