GRE Word List


point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point

The meaning of the word zenith is point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point.

Random words

propsupport placed under or against something; V.
fruitionbearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
throttlestrangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?
outrageact of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
prosperoussuccessful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
deflectturn aside; turn away from a straight course
exactdemand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
hummocksmall hill; hillock
foddercoarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
vitrioliccausing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass