GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word vantage is position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint.
|matriculate||enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix|
|subliminal||below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement|
|limp||walk lamely; ADJ: lacking firmness; weak|
|manipulate||operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative|
|tortuous||winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road|
|crescendo||increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent|
|forward||presumptuous or bold|
|nepotism||favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew|
|flutter||(of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.|
|zany||comic; crazy; N: clown; comical person (given to outlandish behavior)|