GRE Word List

PROTUBERANCE

something that is protuberant

The meaning of the word protuberance is something that is protuberant.

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nuancea subtle distinction or variation
preposterouscontrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd
expropriateto deprive of possession or proprietary rights
muggybeing warm, damp, and close
tarantulaany of various large, typically ground-dwelling, hairy, mygalomorph spiders (family Theraphosidae) of warm regions that possess venomous fangs used to subdue and kill prey (such as insects, centipedes, frogs, and mice) caught by ambush or chase and that construct silk-lined burrows but do not build webs to trap food
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
alienateto cause to be estranged : to make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent especially where attachment formerly existed
florescencea state or period of flourishing
fermentationthe enzyme-catalyzed anaerobic breakdown of an energy-rich compound (such as a carbohydrate to carbon dioxide and alcohol or to an organic acid) by the action of microorganisms (such as bacteria or yeast) that occurs naturally and is commonly used in the production of various products (such as food, alcoholic beverages, and pharmaceuticals) especially by controlling microbial enzymatic activity
chorethe regular or daily light work of a household or farm