GRE Word List


burden; N. encumbrance

The meaning of the word encumber is burden; N. encumbrance.

Random words

verveenthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
slitherslip or slide
crypticmysterious; hidden; secret
self-indulgenceexcessive indulgence of one's own desire
ecstasyrapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
consequentialself-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
pastrypaste of flour and water (eaten when baked)
unanimitycomplete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
unassailablenot open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question