GRE Word List


(of a boat) turn over

The meaning of the word capsize is (of a boat) turn over.

Random words

grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
pilfersteal things of small value; filch; snitch
isthmusnarrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
cataractgreat waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
authoritativehaving the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
veracitytruthfulness; adherence to the truth
optionalnot compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
shavingvery thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
bifurcateddivided into two branches; forked