GRE Word List

RECONNAISSANCE

a preliminary survey to gain information

The meaning of the word reconnaissance is a preliminary survey to gain information.

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WordMeaning
ominousbeing or exhibiting an omen : portentous
absolutefree from imperfection : perfect
abominableworthy of or causing disgust or hatred : detestable
erratichaving no fixed course : wandering
protractto prolong in time or space : continue
correlateeither of two things so related that one directly implies or is complementary to the other (such as husband and wife)
consensusgeneral agreement : unanimity
advertto turn the mind or attention
sequesterto set apart : segregate
ineluctablenot to be avoided, changed, or resisted : inevitable