GRE Word List

TYPHOON

tropical hurricane or cyclone

The meaning of the word typhoon is tropical hurricane or cyclone.

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WordMeaning
reprievepostponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
asperitysharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
trunkmain wooden stem of a tree; human body excluding the head and limbs; torso; prehensile nose of an elephant
mutilatemaim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
truculenceaggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
placeboharmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
cowershrink quivering as from fear; cringe
inverseopposite
consecratededicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor