GRE Word List

GLACIAL

like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg

The meaning of the word glacial is like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg.

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