GRE Word List

INROAD

hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid

The meaning of the word inroad is hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid.

Random words

WordMeaning
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ratifyapprove formally; confirm; verify
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volleysimultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
ambidextrouscapable of using either hand with equal ease
acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
docketprogram as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
expenditurepayment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy