GRE Word List


capable of combustion

The meaning of the word combustible is capable of combustion.

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terseusing few words : devoid of superfluity
timbrethe quality given to a sound by its overtones: such as
interloperone that interlopes: such as
brittleeasily broken, cracked, or snapped
confidencea feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances
peremptoryputting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay
riveta headed pin or bolt of metal used for uniting two or more pieces by passing the shank through a hole in each piece and then beating or pressing down the plain end so as to make a second head
wringto squeeze or twist especially so as to make dry or to extract moisture or liquid
shrivelto draw into wrinkles especially with a loss of moisture