GRE Word List


fear of heights

The meaning of the word acrophobia is fear of heights.

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grimcausing great fear; unrelenting; determined in spite of fear; Ex. grim smile
interjectionexclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
miscellanymixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
gentilitythose of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
implausibleunlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
affirmationpositive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
meddlesomeinterfering; V. meddle: interfere
filigreedelicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
tartsharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply