GRE Word List

BARRAGE

barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism

The meaning of the word barrage is barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism.

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WordMeaning
vexannoy; distress
disabusecorrect a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
recriminationcountercharges; V. recriminate
coquetteflirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
tureendeep dish for serving soup
conciliatoryreconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
remnantremainder
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
temperamentcharacteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
boguscounterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview