GRE Word List

ELABORATION

addition of details; intricacy

The meaning of the word elaboration is addition of details; intricacy.

Random words

WordMeaning
finitelimited
psychosismental disorder; ADJ. N. psychotic
resumptiontaking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
fawningcourting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
perpetualeverlasting
wispsmall bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
talonclaw of bird
outskirtsfringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
frenziedmadly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
semblanceoutward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.