GRE Word List


building (of imposing size)

The meaning of the word edifice is building (of imposing size).

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agglomerationcollection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
predeterminedetermine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
thematicof a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
dynamicenergetic; vigorously active
reciterepeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
flipsend (something) spinning, often into the air, by striking with a light quick blow; turn over; Ex. flip over
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
ceremoniousmarked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
cataclysmdeluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change