GRE Word List


slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult

The meaning of the word catapult is slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult.

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befuddleconfuse thoroughly
ligneouslike wood
convolutedcoiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
caricaturedistortion; burlesque
quiescentdormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
incarnateendowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
mawkishmushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
granulateform into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
intersticenarrow space between things
inviolablesecure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability