GRE Word List

BRISTLING

rising like bristles; showing irritation

The meaning of the word bristling is rising like bristles; showing irritation.

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WordMeaning
underscoreunderline; emphasize
bargainagreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
aphasialoss of speech due to injury or illness
librettotext of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
garnergather; store up; amass
abridgecondense or shorten
colossalhuge
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
vyingcontending; CF. vie
headstrongwillful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'