GRE Word List

FLINCH

hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.

The meaning of the word flinch is hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger..

Random words

WordMeaning
deploreregret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
grumblecomplain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
incontinentlacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
stalematedeadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
compulsoryobligatory; that must be done
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.
incapacitatedisable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
hypotheticalbased on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
despoilplunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village