GRE Word List


spasmodic; intermittent; irregular

The meaning of the word fitful is spasmodic; intermittent; irregular.

Random words

encipherencode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
herbivorousgrain-eating; CF. herbivore
avowdeclare openly; N. avowal
baubletrinket; cheap jewel; trifle
decryexpress strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
askewcrookedly; slanted; at an angle
stampstep on heavily (so as to crush or extinguish); put an end to; imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal; shape with a die; characterize; Ex. machine stamping out car bodies; Ex. newspaper stamping him as a liar; N. stamping; implement used to stamp; impression stamped; mark; Ex. Her remarks bear the stamp of truth.
infractionviolation (of a rule or regulation); breach
dissidentdissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.