GRE Word List

PROLOGUE

the preface or introduction to a literary work

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

Random words

WordMeaning
adjacentnot distant : nearby
shedto rid oneself of temporarily or permanently as superfluous or unwanted
wizenedto become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or of failing vitality
mollycoddleto treat with an excessive or absurd degree of indulgence and attention
conglomerationthe act of conglomerating : the state of being conglomerated
implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
contaminateto soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association
aberrantdeviating from the usual or natural type : atypical
bolta lightning stroke
equitablehaving or exhibiting equity : dealing fairly and equally with all concerned