GRE Word List


lavish expenditure : extravagance

The meaning of the word profusion is lavish expenditure : extravagance.

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surlymenacing or threatening in appearance
preludean introductory performance, action, or event preceding and preparing for the principal or a more important matter
gourmeta connoisseur of food and drink
infamoushaving a reputation of the worst kind : notoriously evil
tessellatedhaving a checkered appearance
ligneousof or resembling wood
catalysta substance that enables a chemical reaction to proceed at a usually faster rate or under different conditions (as at a lower temperature) than otherwise possible
confidencea feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances
consonanceharmony or agreement among components
herbivorousfeeding on plants