GRE Word List

QUICKSILVER

mercury

The meaning of the word quicksilver is mercury.

Random words

WordMeaning
authoritarianof, relating to, or favoring blind submission to authority
composurea calmness or repose especially of mind, bearing, or appearance : self-possession
empiricaloriginating in or based on observation or experience
mammalany of a class (Mammalia) of warm-blooded higher vertebrates (such as placentals, marsupials, or monotremes) that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair, and include humans
cadaverousof or relating to a corpse
quellto thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission or passivity
arbitraryexisting or coming about seemingly at random or by chance or as a capricious and unreasonable act of will
aproposbeing both relevant and opportune
histrionicdeliberately affected : overly dramatic or emotional : theatrical
hideousoffensive to the senses and especially to sight : exceedingly ugly