GRE Word List

MAUSOLEUM

monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos

The meaning of the word mausoleum is monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos.

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WordMeaning
turmoilextreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
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blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
finitelimited
torquetwisting force; force producing rotation
benefitadvantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
mimicryimitation
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.
politicprudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
lopegallop slowly