GRE Word List

COMPILATION

listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling

The meaning of the word compilation is listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling.

Random words

WordMeaning
iconoclasticattacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
bruntmain impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
execratecurse; express abhorrence for; detest
exegesisexplanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
devoteeenthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
cowterrorize; intimidate
spectralghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
biennialevery two years
purgatoryplace of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
anarchistperson who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority