GRE Word List


having no fixed course : wandering

The meaning of the word erratic is having no fixed course : wandering.

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etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
adulterateto corrupt, debase, or make impure by the addition of a foreign or inferior substance or element
nonentitysomething that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
mustyimpaired by damp or mildew : moldy
librettothe text of a work (such as an opera) for the musical theater
waifa stray person or animal
vantagea position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view
anodyneserving to alleviate pain
acerbitythe quality of being acerbic
beneficialproducing good results or helpful effects : conferring benefits (see benefit