GRE Word List

FORTUITOUS

accidental; by chance; N. fortuity

The meaning of the word fortuitous is accidental; by chance; N. fortuity.

Random words

WordMeaning
burgeongrow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
tessellatedmosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
apothegmpithy, compact saying
preytarget of a hunt; victim; V: hunt and eat as prey; victimize; Ex. Cats prey on mice.
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
luxuriantabundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
capacitymental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
heedlessnot noticing; disregarding
moltperiodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth)