GRE Word List

VOLATILE

changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street

The meaning of the word volatile is changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street.

Random words

WordMeaning
rectifyset right; correct; CF. rect-: right
imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
antiquemade in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable
luminousshining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
tossthrow lightly; move or lift (the head) with a sudden motion; flip (a coin) to decide something
depositiontestimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
uninhibitedunrepressed; free in behavior and feelings
rideramendment or clause added to a legislative bill
extolpraise very highly; glorify
disingenuousnot naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous