GRE Word List

FOLIAGE

masses of leaves; CF. defoliate

The meaning of the word foliage is masses of leaves; CF. defoliate.

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WordMeaning
meleefight
veerchange in direction; swerve
clairvoyanthaving foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
validlogically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
venturerisk; expose to risk; dare; undertake a risk; N.
ampleenough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
incandescentstrikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
tramplestep heavily with the feet; crush under the feet
solacecomfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
caldronlarge kettle