GRE Word List

RICKETY

(of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D

The meaning of the word rickety is (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D.

Random words

WordMeaning
drudgeryhard unpleasant work; menial work
barbsharp projection from fishhook, arrow, or other object; openly cutting remark
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
litterwaste material thrown away (as bits of paper scattered untidily); V: cover untidily with scattered litter
dilatorydelaying; tending to delay
studiedcarefully contrived; calculated; unspontaneous; deliberate; thoughtful; Ex. studied remark
snipshort quick cut with scissors; V: cut with scissors
lachrymoseproducing tears; tearful
comprehendinclude; understand
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer