GRE Word List

LINGER

loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.

The meaning of the word linger is loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days..

Random words

WordMeaning
hypotheticalbased on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
equilibriumbalance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
urbanesuave; refined in manner; elegant
vindictivedisposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
amalgamcombination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
promptcause; urge; provoke; provide a cue (for an actor); ADJ: done without delay; done at the right time; punctual; on time; N: reminder or cue
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
tethertie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
dys-abnormal; impaired