GRE Word List


having a huge appetite : ravenous

The meaning of the word voracious is having a huge appetite : ravenous.

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deploreto feel or express grief for
visionthe act or power of seeing : sight
pestlea usually club-shaped implement for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar see mortar illustration
bereavedsuffering the death of a loved one
gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
prevailto gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph
penurya cramping and oppressive lack of resources (such as money)
ambleto go at or as if at an easy gait : saunter
centaurany of a race of creatures fabled to be half human and half horse and to live in the mountains of Thessaly