GRE Word List

PERIGEE

the point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is nearest to the center of the earth

The meaning of the word perigee is the point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is nearest to the center of the earth.

Random words

WordMeaning
granarya storehouse for threshed grain
unregeneratenot regenerate
anticlimaxthe usually sudden transition in discourse from a significant idea to a trivial or ludicrous idea
infiltrateto enter or become established in gradually or unobtrusively usually for subversive purposes
endearto cause to become beloved or admired
fatalisma doctrine that events are fixed in advance so that human beings are powerless to change them
expertisethe skill of an expert
exemplifyto show or illustrate by example
halfheartedlacking heart, spirit, or interest
groombridegroom