GRE Word List

CLIPPER

sailing vessel built for great speed

The meaning of the word clipper is sailing vessel built for great speed.

Random words

WordMeaning
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
boonblessing; benefit; something very helpful
comadeep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow
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
peonlandless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
franticwild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
burgeongrow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
representationalshowing things as they actually appear in real life
outrageact of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
gamelyin a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game