GRE Word List

TOPOGRAPHY

physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place

The meaning of the word topography is physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place.

Random words

WordMeaning
oustexpel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character
chastisepunish as by beating; criticize severely
zestouter skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
wispsmall bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
munificentvery generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
illuminatebrighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
tawdrycheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
rumblemake or move with a deep rolling sound (as thunder or stomach)