GRE Word List

ONSLAUGHT

vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy

The meaning of the word onslaught is vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy.

Random words

WordMeaning
tenuousthin; slim; rare
amorphousformless; lacking shape or definition
imprecationcurse; swearword
scurrymove hastily; hurry; move briskly
threadbareworn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
behemothhuge creature; something of monstrous size or power
espionagespying
invertturn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
erraticodd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
wincemove back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.