GRE Word List

PREVAIL

to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph

The meaning of the word prevail is to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph.

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WordMeaning
staidmarked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint : sober
mettlevigor and strength of spirit or temperament (see temperament
irreparablenot reparable : irremediable
alcovea small recessed section of a room : nook
enmitypositive, active, and typically mutual hatred or ill will
hideousoffensive to the senses and especially to sight : exceedingly ugly
brinkedge
misadventuremisfortune
peevishquerulous in temperament or mood : fretful
disgruntleto make ill-humored or discontented