GRE Word List

TEMPESTUOUS

stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm

The meaning of the word tempestuous is stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm.

Random words

WordMeaning
mayheminjury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
flirtbehave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention; deal triflingly with; N: one (or woman) given to flirting; ADJ. flirtatious
stintsupply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation; Ex. two-year stint in the army; Ex. without stint
basecontemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron
penduloushanging; suspended
unbridledviolent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
phobiamorbid fear
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
florescencecondition or period of flowering
omniscientall-knowing