GRE Word List

PUTATIVE

supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child

The meaning of the word putative is supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child.

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WordMeaning
remunerative(of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
throttlestrangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?
coagulatecongeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
rendezvousmeeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
aphasialoss of speech due to injury or illness
epauletornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
motiftheme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
threatsign or warning (of coming danger); Ex. threat of rain; V: express a threat; give warning of (something bad); Ex. The cloud threatens rain.
gleambrief flash of light; glow; V.
narcissistconceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus