GRE Word List

OBELISK

tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid

The meaning of the word obelisk is tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid.

Random words

WordMeaning
stealthaction of moving secretly or unseen; slyness; sneakiness; secretiveness; ADJ. stealthy
equestrianrider on horseback; ADJ.
intersticenarrow space between things
gratifyplease; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
impostureassuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
tollsound (a large bell) slowly at regular intervals; N: sound of a bell; fixed tax or charge
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
beneficiaryperson entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
inauguratebegin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions