GRE Word List

ZEPHYR

gentle breeze; west wind

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

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WordMeaning
determinatehaving a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
doomcondemnation to a severe penalty; ruin; fate (esp. a tragic or ruinous one); V.
computereckon; calculate
kneelgo down on one's knee(s)
momentousvery important; N. moment; CF. momentary
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
snubignore or behave coldly toward; Ex. I made a suggestion but she snubbed me; N.
promptcause; urge; provoke; provide a cue (for an actor); ADJ: done without delay; done at the right time; punctual; on time; N: reminder or cue
immureimprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
plausibleconceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious