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GRE Word List

AFFLUENCE

abundance; wealth

The meaning of the word affluence is abundance; wealth.

Random words

WordMeaning
dermatologistone who studies the skin and its diseases
potentialexpressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
atrocitybrutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
recourseresorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
diffusewordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
panoramicdenoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
pharisaicalpertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical