GRE Word List

PANDEMONIUM

wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost

The meaning of the word pandemonium is wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost.

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WordMeaning
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
muralwall painting
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
migrantchanging its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
regimenprescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
futileuseless; hopeless; ineffectual
garbledmixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
constraintrestraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison