Quixotic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Quixotic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪk/ (adj) Definition too imaginative and therefore unrealistic, impractical, romantic, impulsive, dreamy, utopian, capricious, idealistic, unworkable, impracticable Example You have a great business idea, and even got started on a business plan. But now you wonder: is my upstart business model really viable or is it just quixotic? Here is an … Read more

Mercurial GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Definition of Mercurial as a GRE Vocabulary Flashcard also found in 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam for advanced learners of English together with illustration and authentic examples /mɜːˈkjʊə.ri.əl/ (adj) Definition volatile, quick and unpredictable, changing rapidly, lively and active, capricious, unstable, inconsistent, erratic, fickle, moody, impulsive, fluctuating, unsteady, temperamental, whimsical … Read more

Volatile GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Volatile GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈvɒl.ə.taɪl/ (adj) Definition easily changeable or aroused, unpredictable, capricious, suddenly becoming angry or violent, inconsistent, changing, unstable, explosive, variable, impulsive, precarious, inconstant, turbulent, erratic, irregular, fickle, mercurial, temperamental, mutable Example Most of us have images of what those with borderline personality are like: volatile, dramatic, impulsive, idealizing others and then turning … Read more

Hasty 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

Hasty 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /ˈheɪ.sti/ (adj) done so quickly and without enough attention, rapid, in a hurry, perfunctory, cursory, swift, impulsive, hurried, quick, impetuous, rushed, fast, speedy, precipitate, reckless When most people have a problem, they want to find and implement a solution so quickly that they sometimes don’t take the time … Read more

Capricious 1100 Words You Need Week 42 Day 4

Capricious 1100 Words You Need Week 42 Day 4 /kəˈprɪʃ.əs/ (adj) given to sudden changes, fickle, inconsistent, tending to make sudden and unexpected changes, unpredictable, changeable, variable, unreliable, whimsical, impulsive, unstable, volatile, temperamental, flighty, faddish One recent well-known case that was found to be “arbitrary and capricious” was the proposed New York City ban on … Read more

On the Spur of the Moment 1100 Words

On the Spur of the Moment On the Spur of the Moment 1100 Words You Need to Know Week 29 Day 1 with authentic examples, synonyms and antonyms for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS impulsively and without thinking, on a momentary impulse, impetuously, on impulse, spontaneously, unprompted, extempore, unexpectedly, instinctively, in an improvised fashion, ad hoc … Read more

Imprudent 1100 Words You Need Week 24 Day 2

Imprudent 1100 Words You Need Imprudent 1100 Words You Need /ɪmˈpruː.dənt/ (adj) unwise and not considering the consequences of one’s actions, stupid, foolish, showing no care, caution or forethought, impulsive, indiscreet, irresponsible, rash, hasty, careless, thoughtless, inconsiderate, incautious, unwary, reckless One of the contributory factors to the recent global financial crisis is the level of … Read more

Spontaneous 1100 Words You Need Week 18 Day 1

Spontaneous 1100 Words You Need Spontaneous 1100 Words You Need /spɒnˈteɪ.ni.əs/ (adj) happening naturally and without previous planning, ad hoc, impulsive, impetuous, unplanned, arising from internal cause, spur-of-the moment, unprompted, unstructured, extemporaneous, instinctive, unrehearsed, unconstrained: A spontaneous reaction is a reaction that favors the formation of products at the conditions under which the reaction is … Read more

Rash 1100 Words You Need Week 11 Day 4

Rash 1100 Words You Need Rash 1100 Words You Need /ræʃ/ (adj & noun) careless or unwise, without thought for what might happen or result, lax, thoughtless and impetuous, impulsive, hasty, reckless, foolish, imprudent, precipitous, brash, insensible – skin eruption, an outbreak on the surface of the skin that is often reddish and itchy, flush, … Read more

Precipitate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard for Precipitate

Precipitate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard Precipitate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.teɪt/ (adj & verb) to make something happen suddenly or sooner than expected, hasten, accelerate, give rise to, trigger, (of a liquid) to become solid, hasty, hurried, abrupt, headlong, ill-considered, impetuous, impulsive, prompt, rash, reckless, sudden, careless, unexpected, swift, quick, rapid, precipitous: An invasion would certainly precipitate … Read more