GRE Word List


an inclination or predisposition toward something

The meaning of the word proclivity is an inclination or predisposition toward something.

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ratiocinationthe process of exact thinking : reasoning
entourageone's attendants or associates
irreparablenot reparable : irremediable
scrupuloushaving moral integrity : acting in strict regard for what is considered right or proper
feintsomething feigned
hypocriticalcharacterized by behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel : characterized by hypocrisy
claspa device (such as a hook) for holding objects or parts together
hue_and_cryoutcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
spectruma continuum of color formed when a beam of white light is dispersed (as by passage through a prism) so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order