GRE Word List

ACTUATE

to put into mechanical action or motion

The meaning of the word actuate is to put into mechanical action or motion.

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WordMeaning
gluttonone given habitually to greedy and voracious eating and drinking
adventthe period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting
abetto actively second and encourage (something, such as an activity or plan)
malevolenthaving, showing, or arising from intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred
armadaa fleet of warships
hazardousinvolving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm)
continencethe ability to retain a bodily discharge voluntarily
consonanceharmony or agreement among components
adherentone who adheres to something: such as
juxtaposeto place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect)