GRE Word List

PERIPHERY

outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town

The meaning of the word periphery is outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town.

Random words

WordMeaning
realmkingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility
plasticityability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
maniacalraging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
squatshort and thick; stocky; Ex. ugly squat tower; V. N.
sourhaving a sharp or acid taste; acid; tart; bad-tempered; V.
feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild
maulhandle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
meagerscanty; inadequate
juggernautirresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
industriousdiligent; hard-working; N. industry