GRE Word List

PROSPER

become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care

The meaning of the word prosper is become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care.

Random words

WordMeaning
sagaciouswise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
underscoreunderline; emphasize
purportintention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
brocaderich, figured(patterned) fabric
jeopardizeendanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
conversantfamiliar with; having knowledge of
capillaryhaving a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
outskirtsfringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
consolelessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation