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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salaciousarousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination
astutehaving or showing shrewdness and an ability to notice and understand things clearly : mentally sharp or clever
abusiveusing harsh, insulting language
calumnya misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation
abrogateto abolish by authoritative action : annul
disclaimto make a disclaimer
imploreto make an earnest request to (someone) : beg
undertakerone who undertakes : one who takes the risk and management of business : entrepreneur
volatilecharacterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change
finesserefinement or delicacy of workmanship, structure, or texture