GRE Word List

TORRENT

rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.

The meaning of the word torrent is rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents..

Random words

WordMeaning
ascriberefer; attribute; assign
tartsharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply
ventrelease or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter; Ex. He vented his wrath on his family.
consonantharmonious; in agreement; N.
glimmershine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
catapultslingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
visageface; appearance
ancillaryserving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.