GRE Word List

BUST

piece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster

The meaning of the word bust is piece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster.

Random words

WordMeaning
appeasepacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
spasmodicfitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
incubatehatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
harrowingagonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
drabdull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
impenitentnot repentant
drudgedo drudgery; N: person who drudges
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
jingoistextremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism