GRE Word List

AMPLIFY

increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph

The meaning of the word amplify is increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph.

Random words

WordMeaning
mottledblotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
attentivealert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
rhetoricart of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
irrelevantnot applicable; unrelated
mimepantomime(act without dialogue); mimicry; mimer; V: mimic; pantomime
hullhusk; dry outer covering of a seed; frame or body of a ship
providentproviding for future needs; displaying foresight; thrifty; preparing for emergencies; OP. improvident
indenturebind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
atrophywasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
apparitionghost; phantom