GRE Word List

PRETERNATURAL

beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces

The meaning of the word preternatural is beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces.

Random words

WordMeaning
ransacksearch thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
importunateurging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
brazeninsolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
lineagedescent; ancestry
siblingbrother or sister
abstainrefrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote
entomologystudy of insects
nebuladiffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
dormerwindow projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
irreparablenot able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair