GRE Word List

OSCILLATE

vibrate pendulumlike; waver

The meaning of the word oscillate is vibrate pendulumlike; waver.

Random words

WordMeaning
rileirritate; vex; muddy
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic
fosterrear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
grouchbad-tempered complaint; person who keeps complaining; V: complain; grumble
languidlacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
niggardlymeanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
emaciatedthin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
embracehug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
irascibleirritable; easily angered
requiemmass for the dead; dirge