GRE Word List

SHIMMER

shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.

The meaning of the word shimmer is shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
slaphit quickly with the flat part of the hand; N. CF. smack
bugaboobugbear; object of baseless terror
monogramdesign composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
grumblecomplain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
enfranchiseadmit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
doctrinaireunable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
bemusedconfused; lost in thought; preoccupied
impromptuwithout previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
migratorywandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another