GRE Word List
The meaning of the word mode is prevailing style; current fashion; manner; way of doing something; Ex. in the latest mode; Ex. simple mode of life.
|capillary||having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity|
|dais||raised platform for speakers or other important people|
|contingent||dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency|
|retrieve||recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation|
|glimmer||shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope|
|trickle||flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.|