GRE Word List

TRIBUNE

official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people

The meaning of the word tribune is official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people.

Random words

WordMeaning
fazedisconcert; dismay; embarrass
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
bluegloomy; depressed
infractionviolation (of a rule or regulation); breach
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter
clichephrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. cliched
suspensestate of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
magisterialauthoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
censureblame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
regaleentertain