GRE Word List

PROGENITOR

ancestor

The meaning of the word progenitor is ancestor.

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WordMeaning
tickletouch (the body) lightly so as to cause laughter; please
metemeasure; distribute; administer; Ex. mete out justice/punishment
exorcisedrive out evil spirits
adjutantstaff officer assisting the commander; assistant
rankoffensive in odor or flavor
threadbareworn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
compatibleharmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
permeablethat can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
abstruseobscure; profound; difficult to understand