GRE Word List

SOBER

serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober

The meaning of the word sober is serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober.

Random words

WordMeaning
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
balkstop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
retainkeep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
absolvepardon (an offense)
impotentweak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
fellcut or knock down (a tree or a person); bring down (with a missile)
swayswing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.
theoreticalbased on theory; not practical or applied; hypothetical
placidpeaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
unfalteringsteadfast; firm; not changing