GRE Word List

IMPLODE

to burst inward

The meaning of the word implode is to burst inward.

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WordMeaning
superannuatedoutmoded
deb\^aclesudden disastrous downfall or defeat; complete disaster
resentmenta feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury
perforateto make a hole through
ancillarysubordinate
guilelessinnocent
slighthaving a slim or delicate build : not stout or massive in body
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