GRE Word List

FLUX

flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux

The meaning of the word flux is flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux.

Random words

WordMeaning
odoroushaving an odor
propheticof a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
accretiongrowth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
vertexsummit; highest point; PL. vertices
subsidesink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
asteroidsmall planet
proteanable to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
passivenot active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
edifyinstruct; correct morally
ghastlyhorrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast