GRE Word List

MAELSTROM

violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream

The meaning of the word maelstrom is violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream.

Random words

WordMeaning
wrenchtwist; pull; strain; Ex. He wrenched the gun out of her hands.
woefulsad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
yenstrong desire; longing; urge; Ex. yen for travel
ennuiboredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
topographyphysical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
deprecateexpress disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
blatantextremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
paramourillicit lover
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
obfuscateconfuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand