GRE Word List


injury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise

The meaning of the word contusion is injury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise.

Random words

exiguousexcessively scanty : inadequate
nemesisthe Greek goddess of retributive justice
graphitea soft black lustrous form of carbon that conducts electricity and is used in lead pencils and electrolytic anodes, as a lubricant, and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
submissivesubmitting to others
mollycoddleto treat with an excessive or absurd degree of indulgence and attention
charmthe chanting or reciting of a magic spell : incantation
saturnineborn under or influenced astrologically by the planet Saturn
consolidationthe act or process of consolidating : the state of being consolidated
enigmasomething hard to understand or explain