GRE Word List

TANTRUM

fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.

The meaning of the word tantrum is fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums..

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precipitatehurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
victualsfood; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training
amphitheateroval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
virilemanly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
wadewalk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement
buoyantable to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
impregnatemake pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
innateinborn
filingparticle removed by a file