GRE Word List

OVERBLOWN

inflated; exaggerated

The meaning of the word overblown is inflated; exaggerated.

Random words

WordMeaning
proverbadage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially
pandercater to (the low desires of others)
nurturenourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
equityfairness; justice; OP. inequity
eloperun away secretly with the intention of getting married
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
nostalgiahomesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
corporealbodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
brindledtawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
sheafbundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together