GRE Word List

GALVANIZE

stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity

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.

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WordMeaning
bowdlerizeexpurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
exultrejoice
analogouscomparable; similar
intimatehint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
provisionaltentative; temporary
pitfallhidden danger; concealed trap
scrappyquarrelsome
curatorsuperintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
multiformhaving many forms
titlename (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