GRE Word List


a shockingly bad or atrocious act, object, or situation

The meaning of the word atrocity is a shockingly bad or atrocious act, object, or situation.

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inevitableincapable of being avoided or evaded
checkeredmarked by alternating squares of different colors, shades, or materials
interjectionan ejaculatory utterance usually lacking grammatical connection: such as
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implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
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taperto become progressively smaller toward one end
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wadeto step in or through a medium (such as water) offering more resistance than air
prunea plum dried or capable of drying without fermentation