GRE Word List


wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp

The meaning of the word vagabond is wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp.

Random words

relinquishgive up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
clapstrike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound; come together suddenly with a sharp sound; put or send promptly; Ex. clap the thief in jail; N: clapping; loud or explosive sound; CF. applause
invocationprayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
serendipitygift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
augustimpressive; majestic
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
inebriatemake drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
routput to rout; stampede; drive out; N: complete defeat and disorderly retreat
chroniclong established as a disease
depletereduce; exhaust