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GRE Word List


last stop of railroad; end

The meaning of the word terminus is last stop of railroad; end.

Random words

overwroughtnervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
commandeertake (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
tantamountequivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
fallaciousfalse; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
clownact stupidly; play the fool; N.
conceitvanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
incognitowith identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
solecismnonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen