GRE Word List

HEADFIRST

moving with the head leading; headlong

The meaning of the word headfirst is moving with the head leading; headlong.

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WordMeaning
velocityspeed
discernibledistinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
repulsiondistaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
mitigateappease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
suppliantentreating; beseeching; N.
casualhappening by chance; irregular; occasional; informal; showing or feeling little interest; Ex. casual reader/labor/remark
haranguelong, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
disdaintreat with scorn or contempt
occultmysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
bravadoswagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery