GRE Word List


lasting a very short time

The meaning of the word ephemeral is lasting a very short time.

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tranquillitythe quality or state of being tranquil
clangora resounding clang or medley of clangs
perquisitea privilege, gain, or profit incidental to regular salary or wages
injuriousinflicting or tending to inflict injury : detrimental
preeminenthaving paramount rank, dignity, or importance : outstanding
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly
mawkishlacking flavor or having an unpleasant taste
collateralproperty (such as securities) pledged by a borrower to protect the interests of the lender
capriciousgoverned or characterized by caprice : impulsive
flushto fly away suddenly