GRE Word List

ONOMATOPOEIA

the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (such as buzz, hiss)

The meaning of the word onomatopoeia is the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (such as buzz, hiss).

Random words

WordMeaning
muteunable to speak : lacking the power of speech
antagonismopposition of a conflicting force, tendency, or principle
suckleto give milk to from the breast or udder
variegateto diversify in external appearance especially with different colors : dapple
glazeto furnish or fit with glass
modishfashionable
functionaryone who serves in a certain function
daisa raised platform (as in a hall or large room)
rubblebroken fragments (as of rock) resulting from the decay or destruction of a building
inebriatedexhilarated or confused by or as if by alcohol : intoxicated