GRE Word List


a person who excels in telling anecdotes

The meaning of the word raconteur is a person who excels in telling anecdotes.

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leveea reception held by a person of distinction on rising from bed
ratiocinationthe process of exact thinking : reasoning
episodicmade up of separate especially loosely connected episodes
circumspectcareful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences : prudent
unfalteringnot wavering or weakening : firm
fringean ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band
anthropologistthe science of human beings
oatha solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says
thwartto oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of
refulgenta radiant or resplendent quality or state : brilliance