GRE Word List

CREST

top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird

The meaning of the word crest is top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird.

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WordMeaning
conflagrationgreat fire
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
execratecurse; express abhorrence for; detest
brevityconciseness; shortness of duration
rakeimmoral or dissolute person
cogitatethink over; ponder
distraitabsentminded; distracted
reposeresting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
lecherygross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
reaperone who harvests grain; Ex. the Grim Reaper; V. reap: cut and gather (crop); harvest a crop