GRE Word List


periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals

The meaning of the word intermittent is periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals.

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compactagreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
dexterousskillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
shootnew growth from a plant
squashcrush; quash; suppress
bulwarkstrong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
brinkedge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
perigeepoint of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
anathemasolemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.