GRE Word List


a projecting part of a fortification

The meaning of the word bastion is a projecting part of a fortification.

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friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
alliterationthe repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)
impedimentsomething that impedes
ambiencea feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing : atmosphere
affectedartificial; pretended
meteoricof or relating to a meteor
timiditylacking in courage or self-confidence
mashto reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure
defameto harm the reputation of by communicating false statements about : to harm the reputation of by libel (see libel