GRE Word List


protrusion; swelling; bulge

The meaning of the word protuberance is protrusion; swelling; bulge.

Random words

adventitiousaccidental; casual; happening by chance
sticklerperfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
browsegraze; feed on growing grass; skim or glance at casually
irremediableincurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
censureblame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
scavengehunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
blightplant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer