GRE Word List


authorized agent; authority to act for another

The meaning of the word proxy is authorized agent; authority to act for another.

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monetarypertaining to money
fluctuatewaver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
parableshort simple story teaching a moral
detractionslandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
purportedalleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
nursesuckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
moodinessfits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
glittershine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
equinoxperiod of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
throngcrowd (of people or things); V.