GRE Word List

HEADLONG

hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.

The meaning of the word headlong is hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV..

Random words

WordMeaning
lotobject used in making a determination at random; fate; piece of land
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
orthodoxtraditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
eonlong period of time; an age; longest division of geologic time containing two or more eras
gallowsframework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
uproarnoisy confusion
inchoate(of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
muskyhaving the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer