GRE Word List


something (such as a tree or fruit) blown down by the wind

The meaning of the word windfall is something (such as a tree or fruit) blown down by the wind.

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whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle
energizeto make energetic, vigorous, or active
intelligentsiaintellectuals who form an artistic, social, or political vanguard or elite
laymana person who is not a member of the clergy
floefloating ice formed in a large sheet on the surface of a body of water
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
progenitoran ancestor in the direct line : forefather
burlesquea literary or dramatic work that seeks to ridicule by means of grotesque exaggeration or comic imitation
tenacitythe quality or state of being tenacious
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