GRE Word List

MOMENTUM

quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force

The meaning of the word momentum is quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force.

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gangrenedecay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
beholdenobligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
sultry(of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
pryinquire impertinently (someone else's private affairs); use leverage to raise or open something; prize; N. pries: tool for prying
drabdull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
extraditionsurrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
capricewhim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
censoriousseverely critical