GRE Word List


a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession

The meaning of the word fusillade is a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.

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tactfulhaving or showing tact
tarantulaany of various large, typically ground-dwelling, hairy, mygalomorph spiders (family Theraphosidae) of warm regions that possess venomous fangs used to subdue and kill prey (such as insects, centipedes, frogs, and mice) caught by ambush or chase and that construct silk-lined burrows but do not build webs to trap food
synchronoushappening, existing, or arising at precisely the same time
dwindleto become steadily less : shrink
proteanof or resembling Proteus in having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms
friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
confideto have confidence : trust
perorationthe concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration
glowerto look or stare with sullen annoyance or anger