GRE Word List

GALLEON

large three-masted sailing ship

The meaning of the word galleon is large three-masted sailing ship.

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WordMeaning
effigydummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
emanateissue forth; come out
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear
anthologybook of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
amnesialoss of memory
profusiongreat amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious
incontrovertibleindisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
misadventuremischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
marginborder; room; allowance beyond what is needed; Ex. margin of safety