GRE Word List

TRAJECTORY

path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet

The meaning of the word trajectory is path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet.

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WordMeaning
vacuousempty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
deduciblederived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
hiatusgap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
forlornsad and lonely; wretched; desolate
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
poseurperson who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
centurionRoman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)