GRE Word List

IMPENDING

nearing; approaching; about to happen

The meaning of the word impending is nearing; approaching; about to happen.

Random words

WordMeaning
cartographermap-maker
crevicecrack; fissure
abyssenormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
panacheflair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF. ÀÜ ŸÆ·Ą·Î Ă”À» »©ł»ŽÂ ŒŰŸŸ
recriminationcountercharges; V. recriminate
equityfairness; justice; OP. inequity
meretriciousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
retainkeep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
tannerperson who turns animal hides into leather
marspoil the appearance of