GRE Word List


boisterous merriment or laughter

The meaning of the word hilarity is boisterous merriment or laughter.

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levitateto rise or float in or as if in the air especially in seeming defiance of gravitation
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fusilladea number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession
phobiaan exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation
voyeursomeone who obtains sexual gratification from observing unsuspecting individuals who are partly undressed, naked, or engaged in sexual acts
mischancebad luck
cedeto yield or grant typically by treaty
stumpthe basal portion of a bodily part remaining after the rest is removed