GRE Word List

SURMISE

guess; N.

The meaning of the word surmise is guess; N..

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WordMeaning
collateralsecurity given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
transcendentalgoing beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
ingrateungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
rebuffreject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
premonitionforewarning; presentiment; foreboding
amoralnonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
enthrallcapture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
fluctuatewaver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
presumptuousgoing beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
protocoldiplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.