GRE Word List

WINDFALL

fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event

The meaning of the word windfall is fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event.

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WordMeaning
cubiclesmall chamber used for sleeping or work
prongpointed projecting part
spartanwithout attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
itineraryplan of a trip; record of a trip
fortuitousaccidental; by chance; N. fortuity
significantexpressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
statelyformal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
fastidiousdifficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
floeflat mass of floating ice
opiatemedicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium