GRE Word List



The meaning of the word flounder is flatfish.

Random words

wrangleto dispute angrily or peevishly : bicker
foliagea representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation
ellipsisthe omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete
hostagea person held by one party in a conflict as a pledge pending the fulfillment of an agreement
peripherythe perimeter of a circle or other closed curve
bidto offer (a price) whether for payment or acceptance
hyperboleextravagant exaggeration (such as "mile-high ice-cream cones")
largessliberal giving (as of money) to or as if to an inferior
brittleeasily broken, cracked, or snapped
fakenot true, real, or genuine : counterfeit