GRE Word List


an especially fierce attack

The meaning of the word onslaught is an especially fierce attack.

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astigmatisma defect of an optical system (such as a lens) causing rays from a point to fail to meet in a focal point resulting in a blurred and imperfect image
impietythe quality or state of being impious : irreverence
incarcerateto put in prison
skittishlively or frisky in action : capricious
abolishto end the observance or effect of (something, such as a law) : to completely do away with (something) : annul
douseto plunge into water
recreantcrying for mercy : cowardly
flaila hand threshing implement consisting of a wooden handle at the end of which a stouter and shorter stick is so hung as to swing freely