Peripatetic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˌper.ɪ.pəˈtet.ɪk/ (adj) Definition moving from one place to another, wandering, vagrant, ambulant, migrant, nomadic, migratory, traveling, commuting, itinerant, wayfaring, unsettled, roving, roaming Example Commuting is periodically recurring travel between one’s place of residence and place of work or study, where the traveler or peripatetic worker leaves the boundary of their home … Read more
In The Doldrums 1100 Words /’dōl-drəmz, ‘däl-, ‘dȯl-/ (noun) Definition in a depressed and sluggish way, quiet and inactive, stagnant, bored and depressed, stationary, at a standstill, at a halt, marooned, slow, slack, gloomy Doldrum in context No good news again. The UK economy still remains in the doldrums with little sign that things are … Read more
Stationary Stationary (adj) /ˈsteɪ.ʃən.ər.i/ US /-ʃə.ner-/ fixed in place, motionless, immobile, unchanging, inactive, static, inert, at a standstill, still, fixed, unmoving Having got a divorce, I experienced a stationary phase in my life lasting for 2 years. Antonyms: moving, dynamic Noun: station
Stagnant Stagnant (adj) /ˈstæg.nənt/ not moving or developing – stale due to lack of motion – stationary – motionless – immobile – inactive – sluggish – dormant – inert – moribund: Due to the current recession, our economy has become more or less stagnant.