GRE Word List

FLICKER

burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement

The meaning of the word flicker is burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement.

Random words

WordMeaning
tardyslow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
rigorseverity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
garrulousloquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
gapeopen widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
palimpsestparchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
deltaflat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
chastisepunish as by beating; criticize severely
fluxflowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
homagehonor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to