GRE Word List

MAELSTROM

a powerful often violent whirlpool sucking in objects within a given radius

The meaning of the word maelstrom is a powerful often violent whirlpool sucking in objects within a given radius.

Random words

WordMeaning
hypocriticalcharacterized by behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel : characterized by hypocrisy
copiousyielding something abundantly
demeanorbehavior toward others : outward manner
arcadea long arched building or gallery
stalematea drawing position in chess in which a player is not in checkmate but has no legal move to play
catholicroman catholic
defunctno longer living, existing, or functioning
clamberto climb awkwardly or with effort especially by using both the hands and the feet
skirmisha minor fight in war usually incidental to larger movements
deltathe 4th letter of the Greek alphabet see Alphabet Table