GRE Word List

CALAMITY

disaster; misery

Natural Disasters Vocabulary
Natural Disasters Vocabulary

The meaning of the word calamity is disaster; misery.

Random words

WordMeaning
wreakinflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
prehensilecapable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
compileassemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
entranceput under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
rabidof or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged
equabletranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health