GRE Word List


something that resembles a whirlpool

The meaning of the word vortex is something that resembles a whirlpool.

Random words

wrathstrong vengeful anger or indignation
carafea bottle with a flaring lip used to hold beverages and especially wine
paroxysma fit, attack, or sudden increase or recurrence of symptoms (as of a disease) : convulsion
reactionaryrelating to, marked by, or favoring reaction
copiousyielding something abundantly
calamitya disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering
licensepermission to act
desultorymarked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose
tardymoving slowly : sluggish
cloistera monastic establishment