GRE Word List

PROTAGONIST

leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story

The meaning of the word protagonist is leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story.

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WordMeaning
mimicryimitation
ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
unimpeachablethat cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
enmityill will; hatred; hostility
regicidemurder of a king or queen
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
bitingsharply painful to the body or mind; Ex. biting wind/remarks
lassitudelanguor; weariness; listlessness
encroachmentgradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
rakeimmoral or dissolute person