GRE Word List


to oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of

The meaning of the word thwart is to oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of.

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amphitheateran oval or circular building with rising tiers of seats ranged about an open space and used in ancient Rome especially for contests and spectacles
horoscopea diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of the zodiac at a specific time (as at one's birth) for use by astrologers in inferring individual character and personality traits and in foretelling events of a person's life
prodto thrust a pointed instrument into : prick
prestigestanding or estimation in the eyes of people : weight or credit in general opinion
impeachto charge with a crime or misdemeanor
gustatoryrelating to or associated with eating or the sense of taste
edicta proclamation having the force of law
swearto utter or take solemnly (an oath)