GRE Word List


quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor

The meaning of the word brisk is quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor.

Random words

seresear; parched; dry
initiatebegin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
mealymouthedindirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
sanctuaryplace of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
manumitemancipate; free from slavery or bondage
tempermoderate; make less severe; tone down or restrain; toughen (steel) as by alternate heating and cooling
implacableincapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy