- Great disorder
- Confused situation
While I hate to editorialize - okay, you can stop laughing now - but please allow me to do just that when it comes to today's word: chaos.
Chaos, the opposite of order, the bringer of confusion, and the title of a French film about prostitutes I saw in a high school French class, is a word in my GRE vocabulary book. This baffles me to the point where I felt compelled to use the verb "baffle" despite its rather odd configuration that looks a touch like "wiffle" and thus reminds me of t-ball games during a summer camp that I acquaint to a very long nighmare.
That aside, how in the world is "chaos" deemed a graduate word rather than a undergraduate word? If you were able to get through high school without confronting the concept of chaos, than I applaud you for your absentmindedness and general disregard for any literature class you may/may not have ever taken. If you were able to get through your undergraduate degreee without confronting the concept, than I question if you went to college - period.
Chaos is not a GRE word - opine, desultory, transitory, and anachronism are. Please note this, GRE study guide, as we go forward to avoid further chaos.