GRE Word List

BRITTLE

hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation

The meaning of the word brittle is hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation.

Random words

WordMeaning
draftfirst rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
delusivedeceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
peerlesshaving no equal; incomparable
roilmake liquids murky by stirring up sediment; disturb
doursullen; gloomy; stubborn
ferociousfierce; violent; N. ferocity
dull(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
unrulydisobedient; lawless; difficult to control
friezeornamental horizontal band on a wall
tridentthree-pronged spear