GRE Word List



The meaning of the word buffoonery is clowning.

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gesticulationmotion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
predatorpredatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
drawchoosing of a lot or card
spanglesmall shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
projectilemissile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
encipherencode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
culvertartificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
impalepierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear