GRE Word List


past the prime of bloom

The meaning of the word overblown is past the prime of bloom.

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scabbarda sheath for a sword, dagger, or bayonet
branda charred piece of wood
turncoatone who switches to an opposing side or party
marginalwritten or printed in the margin of a page or sheet
winceto shrink back involuntarily (as from pain) : flinch
charismaa personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader)
shrivelto draw into wrinkles especially with a loss of moisture
pareto trim off an outside, excess, or irregular part of
alacritypromptness in response : cheerful readiness