GRE Word List

PRIMATE

group of mammals including humans

The meaning of the word primate is group of mammals including humans.

Random words

WordMeaning
seethebe violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
ambivalencethe state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
fatalismbelief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
misgivingsdoubts
penduloushanging; suspended
stockstandard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; routine; common; Ex. stock sizes of paper; Ex. stock excuse/character; N: goods for sale in a shop; OP. unique
penuryextreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
adjunctsomething attached to but holding an inferior position
felineof a member of the cat family; N.