GRE Word List

PROPELLANT

substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)

The meaning of the word propellant is substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel).

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WordMeaning
herbivorousgrain-eating; CF. herbivore
absconddepart secretly and hide
jibeagree; be in harmony with; gibe
swarmlarge group of insects moving in a mass; crowd of people or animals; V: move in a crowd or mass
prosperbecome successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
leashrestraining rope fastened to the collar of an animal (to control it); Ex. a dog on a leash
frolicplay and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
mayheminjury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
emblazonornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
pretextexcuse