GRE Word List


widespread damage; disorder; chaos

The meaning of the word havoc is widespread damage; disorder; chaos.

Random words

exasperatevex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
advocacysupport; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
addlemake or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
backsliderevert (to bad habits); N. reverter
continenceself-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
allureentice; attract; tempt
desultoryaimless; haphazard; digressing at random
brackishsomewhat saline
galvanicof the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani