GRE Word List

VENT

release or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter; Ex. He vented his wrath on his family.

The meaning of the word vent is release or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter; Ex. He vented his wrath on his family..

Random words

WordMeaning
irretrievableimpossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
monogramdesign composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
humanitarianone devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
crassvery unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
lustershine; gloss (of a polished surface)
carnagedestruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
annotatecomment; make explanatory notes
monographscholarly article
obsessiverelated to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
formidablemenacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question