GRE Word List


a protective barrier : bulwark

The meaning of the word rampart is a protective barrier : bulwark.

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hypnosisa trancelike state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject
pandemoniuma wild uproar (as because of anger or excitement in a crowd of people)
vicariousexperienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another
miragean optical (see optical
blotchto mark or mar with blotches
ironythe use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning
nipto catch hold of and squeeze tightly between two surfaces, edges, or points : pinch
churlishof, resembling, or characteristic of a churl : vulgar
coga tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear
loatheto dislike greatly and often with disgust or intolerance : detest