GRE Word List

PROMONTORY

headland

The meaning of the word promontory is headland.

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shunkeep away from; avoid deliberately; Ex. She has been shunned by her neighbors.
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
enraptureplease intensely; fill with rapture and delight
imponderableweightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
glareshine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime
obsequiousslavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
beatificgiving or showing bliss; blissful
sentinelsentry; lookout