GRE Word List

RANDOM

without definite purpose, plan, or aim; haphazard; Ex. random shots; Ex. chosen at random

The meaning of the word random is without definite purpose, plan, or aim; haphazard; Ex. random shots; Ex. chosen at random.

Random words

WordMeaning
covenantbinding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
bivouactemporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
gush(of liquid) pour out in large quantities from a hole; make an excessive display of feeling (without true feeling); Ex. Blood gushed from the wound.
ovoidegg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
dulcetsweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
incinerateburn to ashes
unseemlyunbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
amendcorrect; change ; generally for the better
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
gallannoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation