GRE Word List


loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing

The meaning of the word dawdle is loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing.

Random words

whimsywhim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
nugatoryworthless; futile
fruitfulproducing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
decipherdecode; CF. indecipherable
dregssediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
porousfull of pores; like a sieve
rotundacircular building or hall covered with a dome