GRE Word List

TURMOIL

extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil

The meaning of the word turmoil is extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil.

Random words

WordMeaning
clarionshrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
sourhaving a sharp or acid taste; acid; tart; bad-tempered; V.
denigrateblacken; defame
stumbletrip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
overthrowtopple; N.
seasonedexperienced
exposurerisk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
precludemake impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
salinesalty
docketprogram as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket