GRE Word List

PLUMMET

fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.

The meaning of the word plummet is fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted..

Random words

WordMeaning
acuitysharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
nicetyprecision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
sleeksmooth and shining (as from good health); V.
ameliorateimprove
shacklechain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
psychosismental disorder; ADJ. N. psychotic
skittishinconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
injuriousharmful; causing injury
delusivedeceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises