GRE Word List

APOGEE

highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee

The meaning of the word apogee is highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee.

Random words

WordMeaning
haggardwasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
recesspause; temporary cessation; alcove; secret inner place; Ex. parliament in recess; V. CF. recessive
restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
eschewavoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
igneousproduced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
ravelfall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
frondfern leaf; palm or banana leaf
paramourillicit lover
mangyshabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
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