GRE Word List


to drive back : repulse

The meaning of the word repel is to drive back : repulse.

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volatilecharacterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change
qualifiedfitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose : competent
percussionthe act of percussing: such as
objectiveexpressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations
anvila heavy usually steel-faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand hammering)
ubiquitousexisting or being everywhere at the same time : constantly encountered : widespread
rebuketo criticize sharply : reprimand
clapto strike (two things, such as two flat, hard surfaces) together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
heydaythe period of one's greatest popularity, vigor, or prosperity