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40 terms

Kaplan Random 40 GRE 2011 Set 4 of 10

Kaplan Random 40 GRE 2011 Set 4 of 10
STUDY
PLAY
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