GRE Word List

NEBULA

diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy

The meaning of the word nebula is diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy.

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WordMeaning
nutritionprocess of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
rebatereturn of part of a payment; discount; V.
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
sultry(of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
torrid(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
inculcateteach (ideas or principles); instill
stampedesudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
bastardillegitimate child
collaboratework together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
defectshortcoming; V: desert (in order to join the opposite one)