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
lugubriousmournful; sorrowful
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
adulationflattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
monochromatichaving only one color
jeopardizeendanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
bifurcateddivided into two branches; forked
bitterhaving a sharp biting taste; causing sharp pain to the body or mind; filled with resentment, disappointment, or other unpleasant feelings; Ex. bitter wind/sorrow/tears
verbalizeput into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
teetotalismpractice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
celerityspeed; rapidity