GRE Word List


having puissance : powerful

The meaning of the word puissant is having puissance : powerful.

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recalcitrantobstinately defiant of authority or restraint
libela written statement in which a plaintiff in certain courts sets forth the cause of action or the relief sought
waftto move or go lightly on or as if on a buoyant medium
recapitulateto retell or restate briefly : summarize
fitfulcharacterized by fits or paroxysms
bicameralhaving, consisting of, or based on two legislative chambers (see chamber
auxiliaryoffering or providing help
insidioushaving a gradual and cumulative effect : subtle
derivationthe formation of a word from another word or base (as by the addition of a usually noninflectional affix)
galvanicof, relating to, or producing a direct current of electricity