GRE Word List

INCANDESCENT

strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle

The meaning of the word incandescent is strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle.

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WordMeaning
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propulsivedriving forward; N. propulsion
discordconflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
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