GRE Word List

CONFLUENCE

flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together

The meaning of the word confluence is flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together.

Random words

WordMeaning
quadrupedfour-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
yeomanman or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
sinewy(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
swearvow; promise; use profane oaths; use offensive words
scholarlyfull of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
lurkstealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived
bovinecowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm