GRE Word List

ESPIONAGE

spying

The meaning of the word espionage is spying.

Random words

WordMeaning
arsenalstorage place for military equipment
dabblework at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
bifurcateddivided into two branches; forked
spoonerismaccidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
coronerpublic official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
grislyghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
pertinentsuitable; to the point; relevant
amokin a state of rage; Ex. run amok
statelyformal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic