GRE Word List

AGITATE

stir up; disturb

The meaning of the word agitate is stir up; disturb.

Random words

WordMeaning
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
friskmove about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
abatesubside or moderate
thespianpertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
insidioustreacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
construeexplain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
lowmoo; make the sound of a cow
anestheticsubstance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
chapelsmall church (in a prison, college, or hospital)