GRE Word List

START

move suddenly or involuntarily; Ex. start at the sight of a snake

The meaning of the word start is move suddenly or involuntarily; Ex. start at the sight of a snake.

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WordMeaning
acute(of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
subliminalbelow the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
fruitionbearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
mortarvessel in which substances are crushed with a pestle
promontoryheadland
haltinghesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
lacecord used to draw and tie together two opposite edges (as of a shoe); delicate fabric made of fine threads; V: draw together by tying a lace
obligatorybinding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
sardonicscornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
logrecord of a voyage or flight; record of day-to-day activities; section of a trunk; V.