GRE Word List

GAWK

stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe

The meaning of the word gawk is stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe.

Random words

WordMeaning
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
enticelure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
licenseofficial or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
consistencyabsence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
repulsereject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
blightplant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
comestiblesomething fit to be eaten
emblazonornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
cordialwarmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
subornpersuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation