GRE Word List
English Vocabulary - 25 Parts Of The House
English Vocabulary - 25 Parts Of Th...
The meaning of the word prologue is introduction (to a poem or play).
|apex||tip; summit; climax; highest point|
|careen||lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger|
|congenital||existing at birth|
|partisan||one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla|
|nonplus||put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more|
|transport||strong emotion; rapture; Ex. in a transport/transports of; V: move to strong emotion; enrapture|
|articulate||effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints|
|matriarch||woman who rules a family or larger social group|
|sully||defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor|
|facet||small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side|