GRE Word List


choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions

The meaning of the word indiscriminate is choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions.

Random words

jollitygaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
dominantexercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
acrimoniousstinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
hapchance; luck
intransigencerefusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
fledglinginexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
stragglestray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
conformityharmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
memoirmemoirs; autobiography; biography
careenlurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger