GRE Word List


having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large

The meaning of the word voluminous is having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large.

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opportunistindividual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
entreeentrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal; Ex. entree into the exclusive circle
loomappear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
categoricalwithout exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
metallurgicalpertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
vetovested power to reject a bill; exercise of this right; V: prevent or forbid by exercising the power of veto
vitrioliccausing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
cavalcadeprocession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
dignitaryperson of high rank or position