GRE Word List

SOOTHSAYER

one who foretells the future

The meaning of the word soothsayer is one who foretells the future.

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WordMeaning
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
serenitycalmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
prolixitytedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
ludicrouslaughable; ridiculous; trifling
bucolicrustic; pastoral
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
martyrone who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism
prosperitygood fortune and financial success; physical well-being
primalfirst in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence