GRE Word List

TURBULENCE

state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed

The meaning of the word turbulence is state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed.

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WordMeaning
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
skinflintmiser; stingy person
blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
dyspepticsuffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
truncatecut the top off; shorten
enticelure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
igneousproduced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
foulvery bad or disagreeable; very dirty; Ex. foul smell/flavor/temper/language/air/deed/weather/means; N. act against the rules; V. make or become foul; commit a foul
philandererfaithless lover; flirt
juntagroup of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)