GRE Word List



The meaning of the word retiring is reserved.

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harbingersomething that foreshadows a future event : something that gives an anticipatory sign of what is to come
impassableincapable of being passed, traveled, crossed, or surmounted
oratorioa lengthy choral work usually of a religious nature consisting chiefly of recitatives, arias, and choruses without action or scenery
domineerto exercise arbitrary or overbearing control
mammalany of a class (Mammalia) of warm-blooded higher vertebrates (such as placentals, marsupials, or monotremes) that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair, and include humans
maternalof, relating to, belonging to, or characteristic of a mother : motherly
fallibleliable to be erroneous
impedimentsomething that impedes
consistencyagreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : correspondence
gradationa series forming successive stages