GRE Word List

HOLOCAUST

destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust

The meaning of the word holocaust is destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust.

Random words

WordMeaning
equivocateuse equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
cavalcadeprocession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
decrepitudestate of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
patriciannoble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
machiavelliancrafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
parryward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF. ธทดยดูดย ฐณณไภฬ พฦดิ
laudpraise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
murkydark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air