GRE Word List


protrusion; swelling; bulge

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

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comebackretort; quick clever reply; return to former status
percussionstriking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
impromptuwithout previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
breadthwidth; extent
garishoverbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
apiarya place where bees are kept
implausibleunlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
jaundicemedical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
actuatemotivate; activate; cause to act