GRE Word List

BILLOWING

swelling out in waves; surging

The meaning of the word billowing is swelling out in waves; surging.

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WordMeaning
recessionwithdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity
indoctrinatecause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
brawnymuscular; having well-developed muscles
clemencydisposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
high-flownhighly pretentious or inflated
abjurerenounce upon oath
philandererfaithless lover; flirt
forayraid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
gargantuanhuge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
monotheismbelief in one God