Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist K
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ivipul on April 16, 2011
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 K.
|kaleidoscope|| tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass, etc.,|
produce interesting symmetrical effects
People found a new source of entertainment while peering through the kaleidoscope; they found the ever-
changing patterns fascinating.
|ken|| range of knowledge|
I cannot answer your question since this matter is beyond my ken.
|killjoy|| grouch; spoilsport|
At breakfast we had all been enjoying our bacon and eggs until that killjoy John started talking about how
bad animal fats and cholesterol were for our health.
|kindle|| start a fire; inspire|
Her teacher's praise kindled a spark a hope inside her.
|kindred|| related; similar in nature or character|
Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn were two kindred spirits.
|kinetic|| producing motion|
Designers of the electric automobile find that their greatest obstacle lies in the development of light and
efficient storage batteries, the source of the kinetic energy needed to propel the vehicle.
kismet is the Arabic word for "fate."
|kleptomaniac|| person who has a compulsive desire to steal|
They discovered that the wealthy customer was a kleptomaniac when they caught her stealing some cheap
We cannot condone such knavery in public officials.
|knead|| mix; work dough|
Her hands grew strong from kneading bread.
|knell|| tolling of a bell, especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell|
"The curfew tolls the knell of parting day."
|knit|| contract into wrinkles|
Whenever David worries, his brow knits in a frown.
|knoll|| little, round hill|
Robert Louis Stevenson's grave is on a knoll in Samoa; to reach the grave site, you must climb uphill and
walk a short distance along a marked path.
|knotty|| intricate; difficult; tangled|
What to Watson had been a knotty problem to Sherlock Holmes was simplicity itself.
|kudos|| honor; glory; praise|
The singer complacently received kudos on his performance from his entourage.