GRE Word List


a noisy quarrel : brawl

The meaning of the word fracas is a noisy quarrel : brawl.

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confidantone to whom secrets are entrusted
preento groom with the bill especially by rearranging the barbs and barbules of the feathers and by distributing oil from the uropygial gland
touchingcapable of arousing emotions of tenderness or compassion
emissaryone designated as the agent of another : representative
plebiscitea vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler
serpentineof or resembling a serpent (as in form or movement)
monotonytedious sameness
retrieveto locate and bring in (killed or wounded game)
chortleto sing or chant exultantly