GRE Word List


shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall

The meaning of the word totter is shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall.

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quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
ejaculationexclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
cryptsecret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
paramourillicit lover
clarionshrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
ampleenough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
hardy(of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
sextantnavigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
animadversioncritical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
verbiagepompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness