GRE Word List

FALLIBLE

liable to err

The meaning of the word fallible is liable to err.

Random words

WordMeaning
impendingnearing; approaching; about to happen
malfeasancewrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
vixenfemale fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
foreshadowgive an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
curbchain or strap used with a bit to restrain a horse; something that checks; V: check; restrain
analogouscomparable; similar
whimsywhim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
descrycatch sight of (something distant)
mercurialcapricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood