GRE Word List

SUBLIMINAL

below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement

The meaning of the word subliminal is below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement.

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WordMeaning
droopbend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
matineedramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
overtopen to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
condescend(derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
supposititiousassumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
warrantjustification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
paucityscarcity; dearth
nomadicwandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place