GRE Word List

PROPINQUITY

nearness of blood : kinship

The meaning of the word propinquity is nearness of blood : kinship.

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WordMeaning
flaila hand threshing implement consisting of a wooden handle at the end of which a stouter and shorter stick is so hung as to swing freely
inclinedhaving inclination, disposition, or tendency
pronouncedstrongly marked : decided
raffleto engage in a raffle
soldera metal or metallic alloy used when melted to join metallic surfaces
stipulateto make an agreement or covenant to do or forbear something : contract
demurereserved
braggadocioempty boasting
bludgeona short stick that usually has one thick or loaded end and is used as a weapon
pretexta purpose or motive alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs