GRE Word List

BOMBARDMENT

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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WordMeaning
luridcausing horror or revulsion : gruesome
seditionincitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority
belateddelayed beyond the usual time
equivocalsubject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse
epitomea typical or ideal example : embodiment
loftyelevated in character and spirit : noble
bateto reduce the force or intensity of : restrain
unconscionableshockingly unfair or unjust
foreshadowto represent, indicate, or typify beforehand : prefigure
perforateto make a hole through