GRE Word List

RUBBLE

fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)

Natural Disasters Vocabulary
Natural Disasters Vocabulary

The meaning of the word rubble is fragments (esp. from a destroyed building).

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WordMeaning
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
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ignitekindle; light; catch fire or set fire to
steadfaststeadily loyal; unswerving; steady
frondfern leaf; palm or banana leaf
vassalin feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent
lagmove or develop more slowly; straggle; Ex. lag behind the rest; N.
finitelimited
determinationresolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
gossamersheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb