GRE Word List


being at once verbose and ill-organized

The meaning of the word diffuse is being at once verbose and ill-organized.

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retrenchcut down
oddsthe probability that one thing is so or will happen rather than another : chances
forda shallow part of a body of water that may be crossed by wading
legenda story coming down from the past
haplesshaving no luck : unfortunate
adversitya state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune
baroqueof, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression prevalent especially in the 17th century that is marked generally by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the juxtaposition of contrasting elements often conveying a sense of drama, movement, and tension
carillona set of fixed chromatically tuned bells sounded by hammers controlled from a keyboard
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck
limboan abode of souls that are according to Roman Catholic theology barred from heaven because of not having received Christian baptism