GRE Word List


flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work

The meaning of the word inundate is flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work.

Random words

reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
defrayprovide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
patronizesupport; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
dormantsleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
fancifulwhimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
travestycopy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
zanycomic; crazy; N: clown; comical person (given to outlandish behavior)
instigatestart; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
gorybloody; N. gore: blood (from a wound)