GRE Word List

OVERWHELM

(of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief

The meaning of the word overwhelm is (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief.

Random words

WordMeaning
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persistcontinue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
genreparticular variety of art or literature
clothalf-solid lump formed from a liquid (or blood); V.
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
beatitudeblessedness; state of great happiness
funerealsad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
compendiumbrief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
bluffpretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured