GRE Word List


marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose

The meaning of the word desultory is marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose.

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impertinentgiven to or characterized by insolent rudeness
hatcha small door or opening (as in an airplane or spaceship)
propitiousfavorably disposed : benevolent
volubleeasily rolling or turning : rotating
melancholydepression of spirits : dejection
referendumthe principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative
depositiona testifying especially before a court
euthanasiathe act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (such as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy
divestto deprive or dispossess especially of property, authority, or title
foilto prevent from attaining an end : defeat