GRE Word List


inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)

The meaning of the word proclivity is inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad).

Random words

ascendancycontrolling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
impenitentnot repentant
cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
padrechaplain (in the armed forces)
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
patinagreen crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
tawnybrownish yellow
syllogismlogical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
quackcharlatan; impostor
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable