GRE Word List


occurring by chance

The meaning of the word fortuitous is occurring by chance.

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predecessorone that precedes
bouillona clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef
asteroidany of the small rocky celestial bodies found especially between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
legatoin a manner that is smooth and connected (as between successive tones)
sirenany of a group of female and partly human creatures in Greek mythology that lured mariners to destruction by their singing
stockadea line of stout posts set firmly to form a defense
jadedfatigued by overwork : exhausted
conduita natural or artificial channel through which something (such as a fluid) is conveyed
pretexta purpose or motive alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs
intimidateto make timid or fearful : frighten