GRE Word List

SERPENTINE

winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake

The meaning of the word serpentine is winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake.

Random words

WordMeaning
loiterhang about/around; stand idly about; linger
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
surveillanceclose observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
advocatespeak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
neophyterecent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
transcendentalgoing beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
tenantone that pays rent to use property owned by another
nuanceshade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
meterarrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)