GRE Word List

FREEBOOTER

pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich

The meaning of the word freebooter is pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich.

Random words

WordMeaning
obsessiverelated to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
ebullientshowing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
huecolor; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
accoladeaward of merit; strong praise and approval
podiatristdoctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
brackishsomewhat saline
venisonmeat of a deer; CF. cow: beef; CF. pig: pork, ham, bacon; CF. calf: veal; CF. sheep: mutton; CF. lamb: lamb
fomentstir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
interrogatequestion closely; cross-examine; cross-question
zanycomic; crazy; N: clown; comical person (given to outlandish behavior)