GRE Word List

SKITTISH

inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit

The meaning of the word skittish is inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit.

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