GRE Word List

RAMPANT

growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed

The meaning of the word rampant is growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed.

Random words

WordMeaning
conciliatoryreconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
sturdystrong and firm (in the body)
rhetoricart of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
coteriegroup that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
ductilemalleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
obviatemake unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
stigmatoken of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
pillageplunder
elysiumplace or condition of bliss
satellitesmall body revolving around a larger one