GRE Word List


simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)

The meaning of the word fusillade is simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.).

Random words

refulgenteffulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
significantexpressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
annexattach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
adulationflattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
boutmatch; short period of great activity; Ex. wrestling bout; bout of drinking/flu
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
propsupport placed under or against something; V.
providencequality of being provident; divine care; god's care; Providence: god; Ex. It seemed like providence that the doctor happened to be there; ADJ. providential: of divine providence; fortunate
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
altruisticunselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism