GRE Word List


strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth

The meaning of the word travail is strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth.

Random words

diffidenceshyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
brackishsomewhat saline
zephyrgentle breeze; west wind
heraldmessenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
circumscribelimit; confine; draw a line around
addictioncompulsive habitual need
grousecomplain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
fluxflowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
pensivedreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over