GRE Word List


the principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)

The meaning of the word brunt is the principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack).

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luminousemitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light
almssomething (such as money or food) given freely to relieve the poor
blotchto mark or mar with blotches
alluvialrelating to, composed of, or found in alluvium
integrityfirm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : incorruptibility
galleya ship or boat propelled solely or chiefly by oars: such as
tritehackneyed or boring from much use : not fresh or original
odiousarousing or deserving hatred or repugnance : hateful
lackadaisicallacking life, spirit, or zest : languid
execrabledeserving to be execrated : detestable