GRE Word List


having a heavy offensive smell

The meaning of the word fetid is having a heavy offensive smell.

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vortexsomething that resembles a whirlpool
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bureaucracya body of nonelected government officials
novaa star that suddenly increases its light output tremendously and then fades away to its former obscurity in a few months or years
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eloquencediscourse marked by force and persuasiveness
yokela naive or gullible inhabitant of a rural area or small town
ameliorateto make better or more tolerable