GRE Word List

PROVIDENCE

quality of being provident; divine care; god's care; Providence: god; Ex. It seemed like providence that the doctor happened to be there; ADJ. providential: of divine providence; fortunate

The meaning of the word providence is quality of being provident; divine care; god's care; Providence: god; Ex. It seemed like providence that the doctor happened to be there; ADJ. providential: of divine providence; fortunate.

Random words

WordMeaning
redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
fervidardent; zealous; hot
delugeflood; rush; V.
angularsharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
matrixpoint of origin; array of numbers or algebraic symbols; mold or die; Ex. the matrix of Western civilization
haggardwasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
machiavelliancrafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
derivationderiving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
immureimprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
collaboratework together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy