GRE Word List

FUROR

frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury

The meaning of the word furor is frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury.

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WordMeaning
subjectiveinfluenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
vitalfull of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
turbulencestate of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
colloquyinformal discussion; conversation
verveenthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
wholesomeconducive to mental or physical health; healthful
peripheryoutside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
urchinmischievous child (usually a boy); CF. urchin: hedgehog; CF. porcupine: pig with spikes ?; CF. sea urchin
myopicnearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia