GRE Word List


self-evident truth

The meaning of the word truism is self-evident truth.

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thematicof a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
incompatibleinharmonious; N. incompatibility
contiguousadjacent to; touching upon
stiltedbombastic; stiffly pompous; Ex. stilted rhetoric; CF. stiff: formal
phoenixsymbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
apostateone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
artfulexhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
attesttestify; bear witness
analogouscomparable; similar