GRE Word List

RIFT

narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation

The meaning of the word rift is narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation.

Random words

WordMeaning
evenhandedimpartial; fair
insolenceimpudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
resplendentbrilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
sundrymiscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
preytarget of a hunt; victim; V: hunt and eat as prey; victimize; Ex. Cats prey on mice.
violatebreak (a law); defile; desecrate; assault sexually; Ex. violate graves
embedenclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
ossifychange or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
congenialpleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions