GRE Word List

PROTOTYPE

original work used as a model by others

The meaning of the word prototype is original work used as a model by others.

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WordMeaning
chafewarm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
prurienthaving or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
importunateurging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
inauguratebegin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
predatorpredatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
ingratiatebecome popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
levitylack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
beholdenobligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude