GRE Word List


an ancestor in the direct line : forefather

The meaning of the word progenitor is an ancestor in the direct line : forefather.

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delineateto describe, portray, or set forth with accuracy or in detail
fundamentalserving as a basis supporting existence or determining essential structure or function : basic
introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone
doteto exhibit mental decline of or like that of old age : be in one's dotage
extrapolationto predict by projecting past experience or known data
bourgeoisof, relating to, or characteristic of the social middle class
hazarda source of danger
uproara state of commotion, excitement, or violent disturbance
impendingoccurring or likely to occur soon : upcoming
impassea predicament affording no obvious escape