GRE Word List

PROLOGUE

introduction (to a poem or play)

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The meaning of the word prologue is introduction (to a poem or play).

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WordMeaning
apextip; summit; climax; highest point
careenlurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
congenitalexisting at birth
partisanone-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
nonplusput at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
transportstrong emotion; rapture; Ex. in a transport/transports of; V: move to strong emotion; enrapture
articulateeffective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
matriarchwoman who rules a family or larger social group
sullydefile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
facetsmall plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side