GRE Word List

VIRULENT

marked by a rapid, severe, and destructive course

The meaning of the word virulent is marked by a rapid, severe, and destructive course.

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WordMeaning
franticemotionally out of control
deciduousfalling off or shed seasonally or at a certain stage of development in the life cycle
kindleto start (a fire) burning : light
amissin a mistaken way : wrongly
suffuseto spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light : flush
cemeterya burial ground
petrifyto convert (organic matter) into stone or a substance of stony hardness by the infiltration of water and the deposition of dissolved mineral matter
salientmoving by leaps or springs : jumping
threadbarehaving the nap worn off so that the thread shows : shabby
juxtaposeto place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect)