GRE Word List


exerting force by reason of weight alone without motion

The meaning of the word static is exerting force by reason of weight alone without motion.

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preemptto acquire (something, such as land) by preemption
docketa brief written summary of a document : abstract
cowerto shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from something that menaces, domineers, or dismays
temporizeto act to suit the time or occasion : yield to current or dominant opinion
pharisaicalmarked by hypocritical censorious self-righteousness
capitulateto surrender often after negotiation of terms
circumventto manage to get around especially by ingenuity or stratagem
concatenatelinked together
proponentone who argues in favor of something : advocate
culinaryof or relating to the kitchen or cookery