Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist N 1/1
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bwees on December 27, 2012
A complete list of Barron's GRE Wordlist, with meanings and sentences.
The series has the entire wordlist split by alphabets, and also a mega complete wordlist, of all 3757 words.
This is Wordlist N.
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|nadir|| lowest point|
Although few people realized it, the Dow-Jones averages had reached their nadir and would soon begin an upward surge.
|naivete|| quality of being unsophisticated|
I cannot believe that such naivete is unassumed in a person of her age and experience.
|narcissist|| egocentric; egoist (người tự yêu mình)|
A narcissist is his own best friend.
|narrative|| related to telling a story|
A born teller of tales, Olsen used her impressive narrative skills to advantage in her story "I Stand Here
|nascent|| incipient; inchoate; coming into being|
If we could identify these revolutionary movements in their nascent state, we would be able to eliminate serious trouble in later years.
The Red Cross emphasizes the need for courses in natation.
|natty|| neatly or smartly dressed (đỏm dáng; đẹp;biết cách ăn mặc)|
Priding himself on being a natty dresser, the gangster Bugsy Siegel collected a wardrobe of imported suits
|nauseate|| cause to become sick; fill with disgust|
The foul smells began to nauseate him.
|nautical|| pertaining to ships or navigation; marine(a)|
The Maritime Museum contains many models of clipper ships, logbooks, anchors and many other items of
a nautical nature.
|nebulous|| vague; hazy; cloudy; ambiguous|
She had only a nebulous memory of her grandmother's face.
|necromancy|| black magic; dealings with the dead (thuật gọi hồn)|
Because he was able to perform feats of necromancy, the natives thought he was in league with the devil.
|nefarious|| very wicked; despicable (bad evil; heinous; atrocious)|
He was universally feared because of his many nefarious deeds.
I must accept his argument since you have been unable to present any negation of his evidence.
|negligence|| carelessness (negligent; heedless)|
negligence can prove costly near complicated machinery.
|negligible|| so small, trifling, nominal; or unimportant as to be easily disregarded; inconsiderable|
Because the damage to his car had been negligible, Michael decided he wouldn't bother to report the matter to his insurance company.
|nemesis|| revenging agent(sự báo ứng, nữ thần báo ứng)|
Captain Bligh vowed to be Christian's nemesis.
|neologism|| new word|
As we invent new techniques and professions, we must also invent neologisms such as "microcomputer"
and "astronaut" to describe them.
|nepotism|| favoritism (to a relative) (sự con ông cháu cha)|
John left his position with the company because he felt that advancement was based on nepotism rather than ability.
Tradition locates hell in the nether regions.
|nettle|| annoy; vex; badger; pester; beset; bait; beleaguer; harry; harass; torment (begrudge: bất đắc dĩ)|
Do not let him nettle you with his sarcastic remarks.
I fail to see the nexus that binds these two widely separated events.
|nib|| beak; pen point(mỏ chim)|
The nibs of fountain pens often become clotted and corroded.(corrode: erode v) (clot: coagulate; congeal)
|nicety|| precision; minute distinction|
I cannot distinguish between such niceties of reasoning.
|niggardly|| stingy; parsimonious (hà tiện; keo kiệt) (a)|
The niggardly pittance the widow receives from the government cannot keep her from poverty.
|niggle|| spend too much time on minor points; carp|
Let's not niggle over details.
|nihilism|| denial of traditional values; total skepticism (thuyết hư vô)|
nihilism holds that existence has no meaning.
|nirvana|| Buddihist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude(cõi niết bàn)|
Despite his desire to achieve nirvana, the young Buddhist found that even the buzzing of a fly could
distract him from his meditation.
|nocturnal|| done at night|
Mr. Jones obtained a watchdog to prevent the nocturnal raids on his chicken coops.
|noisome|| foul; fetid; malodorous (mùi hôi) (caustic; pungent; piquant: spicy; mùi hăng)|
I never could stand the noisome atmosphere surrounding the slaughter houses.
|nomadic|| wandering(du cư, nay đây mai đó)|
Several nomadic tribes of Indians would hunt in this area each year.
|nomenclature|| terminology; system of names|
She struggled to master scientific nomenclature.
|nonchalance|| indifference; lack of interest; apathy; callous; impassivity (vô tâm, hờ hững, không cảm xúc)|
Few people could understand how he could listen to the news of the tragedy with such nonchalance; the majority regarded him as callous and unsympathetic.(nonchalance; indifference; apathy; callous:vô tâm)(impassivity.... có 2 nghĩa)
|noncommittal|| neutral; unpledged; undecided|
We were annoyed by his noncommittal reply for we had been led to expect definite assurances of his
|nondescript|| undistinctive; ordinary|
The private detective was a short, nondescript fellow with no ourstanding features, the sort of person one
would never notice in a crowd.
|nonentity|| person of no importance; nonexistence|
Don't dismiss John as a nonentity; in his quiet way, he's very important to the firm.
|nonplus|| (v) faze; disconcert;confound (làm bối rối; làm lúng túng)|
Jack's uncharacteristic rudeness nonplussed Jill, leaving her uncertain how to react.
|nostalgia|| homesickness; longing for the past|
The first settlers found so much work to do that they had little time for nostalgia.
|nostrum|| questionable medicine|
No quack selling nostrums is going to cheat me.
|notoriety|| disrepute; ill fame(n) notorious -|
To the starlet, any publicity was good publicity: if she couldn't have a good reputation, she'd settle for
|novice|| beginner; neophyte|
Even a novice can do good work if he follows these simple directions.
|noxious|| harmful; baleful; baneful; pestilent; pestilential; sinister; malign; deadly|
We must trace the source of these noxious gases before they asphyxiate us.
|nuance|| nicety; shade of difference in meaning or color( điểm khác biệt nhỏ giữa 2 vật tương tự, sắc thái)(niggle v quá chú trọng vào details)|
The unskilled eye of the layperson has difficulty in dicerning the nuances of color in the paintings.
|nubile|| marrigeable (đến tuổi cặp kê)|
Mrs. Bennet, in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, was worried about finding suitable husbands for her
five nubile daughters.
|nugatory|| futile; worthless; useless|
This agreement is nugatory for no court will enforce it.
|nullify|| invalidate; negate; cancel out (v)(vô hiệu)|
Once the contract was nullified, it no longer had any legal force.
|numismatist|| person who collects coins|
The numismatist had a splendid collection of antique coins.
|nuptial|| related to marriage |
Their nuptial ceremony was performed in Golden Gate Park.
|celibate||(a) sống độc thân|