GRE Word List


advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage

The meaning of the word suffragist is advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage.

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antiquemade in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable
plagiarizesteal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
opportunistindividual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
lackadaisicallacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
saturatesoak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
brindledtawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
assurancefirm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
throb(of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
nomenclatureterminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
maimmutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life