GRE Word List

PERCUSSION

the act of percussing: such as

The meaning of the word percussion is the act of percussing: such as.

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WordMeaning
ambivalencesimultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (such as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action
pettyhaving secondary rank or importance : minor
incapacitateto deprive of capacity or natural power : disable
stanchto check or stop the flowing of
approbationcommendation
isthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
malleablecapable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer or by the pressure of rollers
hallucinationa sensory perception (such as a visual image or a sound) that occurs in the absence of an actual external stimulus and usually arises from neurological disturbance (such as that associated with delirium tremens, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, or narcolepsy) or in response to drugs (such as LSD or phencyclidine)
meniala person doing menial work
wadeto step in or through a medium (such as water) offering more resistance than air