GRE Word List

METROPOLIS

large city

The meaning of the word metropolis is large city.

Random words

WordMeaning
accruecome to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
ludicrouslaughable; ridiculous; trifling
carousaldrunken revel; V. carouse
mutablilityability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
reckoncount; calculate; regard as; think; suppose
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
engrossoccupy fully; absorb
espionagespying
correlateeither of the correlated things; V.
imponderableweightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound