GRE Word List


attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard

The meaning of the word bombardment is attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard.

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polity(particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
flighty(esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
assuagemak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
juggernautirresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
barragebarrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
wadewalk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement
disconcertconfuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
patinagreen crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.