GRE Word List

CAREEN

lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger

The meaning of the word careen is lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger.

Random words

WordMeaning
quirksudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
haggleargue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
slough(of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
desperatehaving lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
forerunnerpredecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
disparatebasically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
promulgateannounce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
projectilemissile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)