GRE Word List

PROMINENT

protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent

The meaning of the word prominent is protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent.

Random words

WordMeaning
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
nonplusput at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
negligenceneglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
dissidentdissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
motesmall speck (esp. of dust)
altercationnoisy quarrel
sustainsuffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
explicateexplain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
provincialpertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
submissivewilling to obey orders; yielding; timid