GRE Word List


a gradual increase

The meaning of the word crescendo is a gradual increase.

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rummageto make a thorough search or investigation
pell-mellin mingled confusion or disorder
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns
squalorthe quality or state of being squalid
macerateto cause to waste away by or as if by excessive fasting
belaborto attack verbally
lingerto be slow in parting or in quitting something : tarry
waylayto lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush
bruntthe principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)