Kaplan Random 40 GRE 2011 Set 4 of 10

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Kaplan Random 40 GRE 2011 Set 4 of 10

DESCRY

to discover or reveal

JUGGERNAUT

huge force destroying everything in its path

IMPOLITIC

unwise

THRENODY

a sad poem or song

DROLL

amusing in a wry, subtle way

INTIMATION

clue, suggestion

SCINTILLA

very small amount

ABUT

to touch, to be in contact with

RAPACIOUS

greedy

DISCOMFIT

to cause perplexity and embarrassment

UNTOWARD

not favorable; unruly

RESTIVE

impatient, uneasy, restless

TRAMMEL

to impede

INVIDIOUS

offensive

SENTIENT

aware, conscious, able to perceive

VITUPERATE

to abuse verbally

LARGESS

generosity; gift

JINGOISM

belligerent support of one's country

MNEMONIC

relating to memory; designed to assist memory

ACME

highest point, summit

SAGACIOUS

shrewd, wise

CHARLATAN

quack, fake

PRIVATION

lack of usual necessities or comforts

BEHEMOTH

huge creature

PLANGENT

resounding; plaintive

PANEGYRIC

elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise

LUGUBRIOUS

sorrowful, mournful

SHIRK

to avoid a task due to laziness or fear

QUERULOUS

inclined to complain, irritable

PENCHANT

inclination

STYMIE

to block or thwart

PERNICIOUS

very harmful

BILIOUS

easily irritated, relating to bile

LASSITUDE

lethargy, sluggishness

SLAKE

to quench or moderate

BULWARK

defense wall; anything serving as defense

LEGERDEMAIN

trickery

PROTAGONIST

main character in a play or story, hero

BIFURCATE

divide into two parts

OUSTER

expulsion, ejection

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