GRE Word List


to prevail over : overcome

The meaning of the word surmount is to prevail over : overcome.

Random words

sensuousof or relating to the senses or sensible objects
cabalthe contrived schemes of a group of persons secretly united in a plot (as to overturn a government)
implyto express indirectly
sonorousproducing sound (as when struck)
commonplacecommonly found or seen : ordinary
ensueto strive to attain : pursue
abolishto end the observance or effect of (something, such as a law) : to completely do away with (something) : annul
anchora device usually of metal attached to a ship or boat by a cable and cast overboard to hold it in a particular place by means of a fluke that digs into the bottom
enfranchiseto set free (as from slavery)
proteanof or resembling Proteus in having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms