GRE Word List

PRIMOGENITURE

the state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents

The meaning of the word primogeniture is the state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents.

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WordMeaning
sagaa prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary figures and events of the heroic age of Norway and Iceland
glossyhaving a surface luster or brightness
fluctuateto shift back and forth uncertainly
brazenmade of brass
inaugurateto induct into an office with suitable ceremonies
elasticcapable of recovering size and shape after deformation
paltryinferior
condoneto regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
effulgentradiant splendor : brilliance
avidcharacterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit : very eager and enthusiastic