GRE Word List


an especially fierce attack

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

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spinto draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread
hermitagethe habitation of a hermit
entourageone's attendants or associates
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gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
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