GRE Word List

EVANESCENT

fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce

The meaning of the word evanescent is fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce.

Random words

WordMeaning
catalystagent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
weirdeerie; strange; unnatural
pestilentialcausing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
perforatepierce; put a hole through
stellarpertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding; Ex. stellar attraction of the entire performance
snufflesniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
dincontinued loud noise; V: make a din; instill by wearying repetition
remunerative(of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
clientelebody of customers
capriciousunpredictable; fickle