GRE Word List

FEROCIOUS

fierce; violent; N. ferocity

The meaning of the word ferocious is fierce; violent; N. ferocity.

Random words

WordMeaning
disenfranchisedisfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
inhibited(of a person) unable to express what one really feels
inroadhostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
shysterlawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
apathylack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
bogsoft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud
attritionrubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
subservientbehaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
wizardrysorcery; magic
vilifyslander; speak evil of; N. vilification