GRE Word List


whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause

The meaning of the word caprice is whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause.

Random words

integratemake whole; combine; make into one unit
loiterhang about/around; stand idly about; linger
vicissitudechange (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
massChristian religious ceremony; CF. Mass: ceremony of the Eucharist
galaxylarge isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities
recountnarrate or tell (a story); count over again
rumblemake or move with a deep rolling sound (as thunder or stomach)
graphiteblack form of carbon used in lead pencils
glossbrief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
paradoxsomething apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct