GRE Word List


destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village

The meaning of the word obliterate is destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village.

Random words

listtilt (as of a ship); lean over (to one side)
culminationhighest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
peripheryoutside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
subsumeinclude (as a member of a group); encompass
aberrantabnormal or deviant
felineof a member of the cat family; N.
anathemasolemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
transientstaying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
parityequality; close resemblance; CF. disparate