GRE Word List


a nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation : apprehension

The meaning of the word trepidation is a nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation : apprehension.

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opiatean alkaloid drug (such as morphine or codeine) that contains or is derived from opium, binds to cell receptors primarily of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract, acts to block pain, induce sedation or sleep, depress respiration, and produce calmness or euphoria, and is associated with physiological tolerance (see tolerance
doffto remove (an article of wear) from the body
abashto destroy the self-possession or self-confidence of (someone) : disconcert
primpto dress, adorn, or arrange in a careful or finicky manner
revelrynoisy partying or merrymaking
loga usually bulky piece or length of a cut or fallen tree
mollifyto soothe in temper or disposition : appease
castrateto deprive (a male animal or person) of the testes
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
intuitionthe power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference