GRE Word List


stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived

The meaning of the word lurk is stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived.

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monetarypertaining to money
confiscateseize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
remittransmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
swervedeviate; turn aside sharply from a straight course; Ex. swerve from the principle; Ex. The car swerved to the right.
tollsound (a large bell) slowly at regular intervals; N: sound of a bell; fixed tax or charge
lucrativeprofitable; producing wealth
tractabledocile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
chastisepunish as by beating; criticize severely
peruseread through with care; N. perusal
throb(of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart