GRE Word List

GALAXY

large isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities

The meaning of the word galaxy is large isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities.

Random words

WordMeaning
anthologybook of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
inflatedexaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
lustintense sexual desire; intense eagerness; V.
ancestryfamily descent; ADJ. ancestral
glaciallike a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
momentumquantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
respitetime for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
cedeyield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
dirgefuneral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
antediluvianantiquated; extremely ancient