GRE Word List

PSEUDONYM

pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous

The meaning of the word pseudonym is pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous.

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WordMeaning
felineof a member of the cat family; N.
seminaryschool for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
beratescold strongly
fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
tantamountequivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
partitiondivide into parts
defergive in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
arch-chief; first; Ex. archbishop
lethargicdrowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
grandiloquent(of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic