GRE Word List

AVALANCHE

great mass of falling snow and ice

The meaning of the word avalanche is great mass of falling snow and ice.

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sensitizationprocess of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
unsavorydistasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
doomcondemnation to a severe penalty; ruin; fate (esp. a tragic or ruinous one); V.
pastoralrural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
demeandisgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
botchmismanage; blow
revileattack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
skinflintmiser; stingy person
scotchstamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder; Ex. scotch the rumor; CF. cut; CF. Θ°΅Ώΐ» ΑΩΐΜ΄Β ΐΗΉΜ
oustexpel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting