GRE Word List

SYLLOGISM

a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable")

The meaning of the word syllogism is a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable").

Random words

WordMeaning
necromancyconjuration (see conjure
acknowledgeto recognize the rights, authority, or status of
earthlycharacteristic of or belonging to this earth
prosodythe study of versification
reconditedifficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend : deep
obtrudeto thrust out : extrude
browbeatto intimidate or disconcert by a stern manner or arrogant speech : bully
premeditateto think about and revolve in the mind beforehand
lumenthe cavity of a tubular organ or part
depreciateto lower in honor or esteem