GRE Word List


children; offspring; descendants

The meaning of the word progeny is children; offspring; descendants.

Random words

dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
sageperson celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
choredaily domestic task (such as cleaning, cooking, and shopping); unpleasant task
adversegoing against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
fawningcourting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
conventionalordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
clamberclimb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
arablefit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
belaborharp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically