GRE Word List


to swing backward and forward like a pendulum

The meaning of the word oscillate is to swing backward and forward like a pendulum.

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connubialof or relating to the married state : conjugal
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pretendto give a false appearance of being, possessing, or performing
commonplacecommonly found or seen : ordinary
stellarof or relating to the stars : astral
surrogateone appointed to act in place of another : deputy
posthumousborn after the death of the father
milieuthe physical or social setting in which something occurs or develops : environment