GRE Word List


likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability

The meaning of the word labile is likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability.

Random words

restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
mayheminjury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
exhumedig out of the ground; remove from a grave
porestudy industriously; ponder; scrutinize; Ex. pore over the book; N.
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger
rueregret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
vigilkeeping watch (during normal sleeping hours); Ex. all-night vigil
cardiologistdoctor specializing in ailments of the heart
debonair(of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
decompositiondecay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts