GRE Word List

FLOTSAM

drifting wreckage

The meaning of the word flotsam is drifting wreckage.

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WordMeaning
amnestypardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
innateinborn
willfulwilful; intentional; headstrong
parisharea in the care of a single priest and served by one main church
optimummost favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
limberflexible; supple; pliable; V.
eminentrising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
tempospeed of music
stokestir up a fire or furnace; feed plentifully
impingeinfringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.