GRE Word List
The meaning of the word galvanize is stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity.
|bowdlerize||expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler|
|intimate||hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy|
|pitfall||hidden danger; concealed trap|
|curator||superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)|
|multiform||having many forms|
|title||name (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate|