GRE Word List

CONFLAGRATION

great fire

The meaning of the word conflagration is great fire.

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WordMeaning
inductivepertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
statelyformal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
swatheswath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
facilitatehelp bring about; make less difficult
desultoryaimless; haphazard; digressing at random
fissurecrevice; crack
lodemetal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)
paleontologystudy of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
prodigyhighly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
prevailbe widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something