GRE Word List

CARILLON

a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played

The meaning of the word carillon is a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played.

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WordMeaning
demoniacfiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
relegateput into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
collaboratework together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
vassalin feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent
vivid(of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
ungainly(of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
fulcrumsupport on which a lever rests or pivots