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.

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lustrousshining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
obituarydeath notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
trektravel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey
banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; cliched
barrailing in a courtroom; legal profession; vertical line dividing a staff into equal measures; Ex. prisoner at the bar; V: shut in or out with bars; forbid; exclude; CF. barrister
licentiousamoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
exhorturge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
rumblemake or move with a deep rolling sound (as thunder or stomach)
leniencymildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment