GRE Word List


waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation

The meaning of the word vacillate is waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation.

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redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
odoriferousgiving off an odor
squalorcondition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
puissantpowerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
opalescentiridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
practicalbased on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
commodiousspacious and comfortable
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
persistcontinue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
behemothhuge creature; something of monstrous size or power