GRE Word List


the act of demolishing

The meaning of the word demolition is the act of demolishing.

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implausiblenot plausible : provoking disbelief
adversitya state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune
docileeasily taught
marginthe part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter
detrimentalobviously harmful : damaging
idioman expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements (such as up in the air for "undecided") or in its grammatically atypical use of words (such as give way)
anecdotea usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident
matriarcha woman who rules or dominates a family, group, or state