GRE Word List

IMPLODE

to burst inward

The meaning of the word implode is to burst inward.

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homelysuggestive or characteristic of a place of residence or home
halcyoncharacterized by happiness, great success, and prosperity : golden
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breadthdistance from side to side : width
metropolisthe chief or capital city of a country, state, or region
trystan agreement (as between lovers) to meet
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grovelto creep with the face to the ground : crawl