GRE Word List


capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander

The meaning of the word vagary is capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander.

Random words

squelchproduce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF. ΑψΘλΐ» ΐ§Ώ‘Ό­ Ήβΐ» Ά§
wardadministrative division of a city; division in a hospital or prison; incompetent person placed under the protection of a guardian; V: guard; ward off: avert
spatesudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
fancierbreeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
genteelwell-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
sententiouspithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
outgoingsociable; eager to mix socially with others
awfulterrible; very bad