GRE Vocabulary Word

adjudicate






1 of 10

commute






2 of 10

preclude






3 of 10

automaton






4 of 10

arsenal






5 of 10

jargon






6 of 10

barrage






7 of 10

minder






8 of 10

panache






9 of 10

arrogance






10 of 10



adjudicate




[intransitive, transitive] to make an official decision about who is right in a disagreement between two groups or organizations




commute




to travel regularly by bus, train, car, etc. between your place of work and your home




preclude




to prevent something from happening or someone from doing something; to make something impossible




automaton




1. person who behaves like a machine, without thinking or feeling anything 2. a machine that moves without human control




arsenal




a collection of weapons such as guns and explosives




jargon




words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group of people, and are difficult for others to understand




barrage




the continuous firing of a large number of guns in a particular direction, especially to protect soldiers while they are attacking or moving toward the enemy




minder




a person whose job is to take care of and protect another person




panache




the quality of being able to do things in a confident and elegant way that other people find attractive




arrogance




the behavior of a person when they feel that they are more important than other people, and are rude to them or do not consider them