GRE Word List

REGATTA

boat or yacht race

The meaning of the word regatta is boat or yacht race.

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WordMeaning
humbleof low rank or position; modest; having a low opinion of oneself and a high opinion of others; unassuming; not proud; V. humiliate: make humble; cause to feel ashamed or to lose the respect of others
amphitheateroval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
noveltysomething new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
polygamistone who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
definitivemost reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
chasmabyss; very deep crack
filingparticle removed by a file
riftnarrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
diversionact of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse