GRE Word List

ZEPHYR

gentle breeze; west wind

The meaning of the word zephyr is gentle breeze; west wind.

Random words

WordMeaning
cynosureobject of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
ingraineddeeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
pendingnot yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
amphitheateroval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
gibberishnonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
throb(of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
swayswing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.
tessellatedmosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
perennialsomething long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring