GRE Word List

FUSILLADE

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

WordMeaning
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