GRE Word List

DESULTORY

aimless; haphazard; digressing at random

The meaning of the word desultory is aimless; haphazard; digressing at random.

Random words

WordMeaning
martinetstrict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
xenophobiafear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
conjugalpertaining to marriage
invalidateweaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
rapturegreat joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
incidencerate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
limpwalk lamely; ADJ: lacking firmness; weak
covenantbinding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
virilemanly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system