GRE Word List

ACOUSTICS

science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in

The meaning of the word acoustics is science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in.

Random words

WordMeaning
adamanthard; inflexible
moratoriumlegal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
obeisancebow (to show respect and obedience)
suppressput an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
remonstrateprotest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
intersticenarrow space between things
veneerthin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
maimmutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
visceralfelt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
gorybloody; N. gore: blood (from a wound)