GRE Word List


a film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather

The meaning of the word gossamer is a film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather.

Random words

plumba lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
wangleto resort to trickery or devious methods
baroqueof, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression prevalent especially in the 17th century that is marked generally by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the juxtaposition of contrasting elements often conveying a sense of drama, movement, and tension
bateto reduce the force or intensity of : restrain
funerealof or relating to a funeral
crossa structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution
disaffecteddiscontented and resentful especially against authority : rebellious
knolla small round hill : mound