GRE Word List


sailing vessel built for great speed

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

Random words

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