GRE Word List

PROGNOSIS

forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic

The meaning of the word prognosis is forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic.

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WordMeaning
decorumpropriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
sneakmove, give, or take in a quiet, stealthy way; N: one who sneaks; ADJ. sneaky
regalroyal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
staccatoplayed in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
stockadewooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier
fervorglowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
nefariousvery wicked
parchedextremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
notorietydisrepute; ill fame
slickmake smooth or glossy; N: smooth surface; Ex. oil slick; ADJ: smooth; glossy; deftly executed; adroit; glib