GRE Word List

SWAY

swing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.

The meaning of the word sway is swing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
vyingcontending; CF. vie
concessionan act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
tediumboredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
lumenunit of light energy (one candle's worth)
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
witticismwitty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
cataractgreat waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
galvanicof the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
facilitatehelp bring about; make less difficult
stentorian(of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad