GRE Word List

REBUS

a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound

The meaning of the word rebus is a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound.

Random words

WordMeaning
extirpateto destroy completely : wipe out
mauvea moderate purple, violet, or lilac color
withholdto hold back from action : check
qualifiedfitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose : competent
steeplofty
ostentatiousattracting or seeking to attract attention, admiration, or envy often by gaudiness or obviousness : overly elaborate or conspicuous : characterized by, fond of, or evincing ostentation
forebodingthe act of one who forebodes
agglomerationthe action or process of collecting in a mass
sterilefailing to bear or incapable of producing fruit or spores
domineerto exercise arbitrary or overbearing control