GRE Word List


occurring by chance

The meaning of the word fortuitous is occurring by chance.

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zealeagerness and ardent interest in pursuit of something : fervor
germa small mass of living substance capable of developing into an organism or one of its parts
renowna state of being widely acclaimed and highly honored : fame
ominousbeing or exhibiting an omen : portentous
seinea large net with sinkers on one edge and floats on the other that hangs vertically in the water and is used to enclose and catch fish when its ends are pulled together or are drawn ashore
metricalof, relating to, or composed in meter
atheistica person who does not believe in the existence of a god or any gods : one who subscribes to or advocates atheism
raucousdisagreeably harsh or strident : hoarse
shudderto tremble convulsively : shiver