GRE Word List

BROWBEAT

bully; intimidate

The meaning of the word browbeat is bully; intimidate.

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fosterrear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
glutoverstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
recapitulatesummarize
culminationhighest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
cloistermonastery or convent
petrifyturn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
enfranchiseadmit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
fecundityfertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
fissurecrevice; crack
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.