GRE Word List

ROLLING

(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments

The meaning of the word rolling is (of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments.

Random words

WordMeaning
abridgecondense or shorten
modulatetone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
meditationreflection; thought; V. meditate
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
purgeremove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
intervenecome between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
encumberburden; N. encumbrance
contendstruggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
troughlong narrow container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave, business cycle, etc.); long narrow depression as between waves