GRE Word List


placed in or occupying a lower class, rank, or position : inferior

The meaning of the word subordinate is placed in or occupying a lower class, rank, or position : inferior.

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grudgeto be unwilling to give or admit : give or allow reluctantly or resentfully
opportunistone that is opportunistic or that practices opportunism
extricateto free or remove from an entanglement or difficulty
perspicuousplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
adagea saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation
consonantbeing in agreement or harmony : free from elements making for discord
passiveacted upon by an external agency
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
impecunioushaving very little or no money usually habitually : penniless