GRE Word List


having a tendency or inclination : being likely

The meaning of the word prone is having a tendency or inclination : being likely.

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sleazylacking firmness of texture : flimsy
parasitean organism living in, on, or with another organism in order to obtain nutrients, grow, or multiply often in a state that directly or indirectly harms the host (see host
whetto sharpen by rubbing on or with something (such as a stone)
foreshadowto represent, indicate, or typify beforehand : prefigure
pulpitan elevated platform or high reading desk used in preaching or conducting a worship service
reprisea musical repetition:
disenfranchiseto deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, or of some privilege or immunity
plumagethe feathers of a bird
ruminateto go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly