GRE Word List

FORTUITOUS

accidental; by chance; N. fortuity

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

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WordMeaning
smirkconceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
viandfood; CF. live
excisecut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
tractpropaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract
quiescentdormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
vacuousempty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
centripetaltending toward the center
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
sinewy(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone