GRE Word List

SUPPOSITION

assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose

The meaning of the word supposition is assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose.

Random words

WordMeaning
blushbecome red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
sageperson celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
clothalf-solid lump formed from a liquid (or blood); V.
nonchalanceindifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
pronounceddistinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
encroachmentgradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
garbledmixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
attentivealert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
idlenot working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.