GRE Word List


characterized by pretension: such as

The meaning of the word pretentious is characterized by pretension: such as.

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inaugurateto induct into an office with suitable ceremonies
barda tribal poet-singer skilled in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds
deludeto mislead the mind or judgment of : deceive
breadthdistance from side to side : width
well-bredhaving or displaying the politeness and good manners associated especially with people of high social class
impertinentgiven to or characterized by insolent rudeness
galleona heavy square-rigged sailing ship of the 15th to early 18th centuries used for war or commerce especially by the Spanish
encomiasticone that praises : eulogist