GRE Word List

CENTAUR

mythical figure, half man and half horse

The meaning of the word centaur is mythical figure, half man and half horse.

Random words

WordMeaning
similecomparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
unaccountableunexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
beneficialhelpful; useful; advantageous
ventilateadmit fresh air into to replace stale air
catastrophecalamity ; disaster
maelstromviolent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
diademcrown
impregnableinvulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
sophistryseemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
parameterlimit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget