GRE Word List


the preface or introduction to a literary work

The meaning of the word prologue is the preface or introduction to a literary work.

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occultto shut off from view or exposure : cover
forda shallow part of a body of water that may be crossed by wading
paraphernaliathe separate real or personal property of a married woman that she can dispose of by will and sometimes according to common law during her life
madrigala medieval short lyrical poem in a strict poetic form
forumthe marketplace or public place of an ancient Roman city forming the center of judicial and public business
demagoguea leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
inquisitorone who inquires or makes inquisition
auxiliaryoffering or providing help
disapprobationthe act or state of disapproving : the state of being disapproved : condemnation