GRE Word List

GOSSAMER

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.

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WordMeaning
cornicethe molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition see column illustration
plaintiveexpressive of suffering or woe : melancholy
evoketo call forth or up: such as
languiddrooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion : weak
testatora person who dies leaving a will or testament in force
impugnto assail by words or arguments : oppose or attack as false or lacking integrity
restraintan act of restraining : the state of being restrained
dynamogenerator
diurnalactive chiefly in the daytime
feintsomething feigned