GRE Word List


lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic

The meaning of the word witless is lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic.

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barragebarrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
crescendoincrease in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
effervescenceinner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
genesisbeginning; origin
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
inopportuneuntimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
captiontitle; chapter heading; text under illustration
obscuredark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid