GRE Word List


alertly watchful especially to avoid danger

The meaning of the word vigilant is alertly watchful especially to avoid danger.

Random words

hygienea science of the establishment and maintenance of health
voguepopular acceptation or favor : popularity
liena charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty ordinarily arising by operation of law
recessthe action of receding : recession
preludean introductory performance, action, or event preceding and preparing for the principal or a more important matter
attireto put garments on : dress
gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin