GRE Word List

CULMINATION

highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war

The meaning of the word culmination is highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war.

Random words

WordMeaning
litanysupplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
broilcook by direct heat; N.
audaciousdaring; bold; N. audacity
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
historicimportant in history; Ex. historic battle
vociferousclamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
perquisiteany gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
facetsmall plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
doursullen; gloomy; stubborn
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger