GRE Word List


set off; start

The meaning of the word trigger is set off; start.

Random words

vicissitudechange (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
revokecancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
indifferentunmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
valedictorypertaining to farewell; N: farewell address (esp. at graduation exercises)
codaconcluding section of a musical or literary composition
blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
tutelageguardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
artisana manually skilled worker
veracious(of a person) truthful