GRE Word List


lavish expenditure : extravagance

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

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friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
combustiblecapable of combustion
daisa raised platform (as in a hall or large room)
shacklesomething (such as a manacle or fetter) that confines the legs or arms
derisionthe use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt
expostulationan act or an instance of expostulating
validhaving legal efficacy or force
stem_fromarise from; originate from
censora person who supervises conduct and morals: such as
expletivea syllable, word, or phrase inserted to fill a vacancy (as in a sentence or a metrical line) without adding to the sense