GRE Word List


a late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones

The meaning of the word bombardment is a late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones.

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snickerto laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner : titter
exemplifyto show or illustrate by example
irremediablenot remediable
unravelto disengage or separate the threads of : disentangle
heedto pay attention
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)
satyra sylvan deity in Greek mythology having certain characteristics of a horse or goat and fond of Dionysian revelry
nubileof marriageable condition or age
repulseto drive or beat back : repel
subtletythe quality or state of being subtle