GRE Word List

KALEIDOSCOPE

tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass, etc. produce interesting symmetrical effects; series of changing events; Ex. kaleidoscope of European history; CF. beautiful

The meaning of the word kaleidoscope is tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass, etc. produce interesting symmetrical effects; series of changing events; Ex. kaleidoscope of European history; CF. beautiful.

Random words

WordMeaning
secessionwithdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
prolificproducing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
arcaneesoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
incurbring upon oneself
translucentpartly transparent
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
recessionwithdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity
ironicexpressing irony; occurring in an unexpected and contrary manner
minglemix together in close association
apostateone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy