50 terms

GRE Master Words VI

Diurnal (adj)
Docket (n)
program as for trial; book where such entries are made
Doctrinaire (adj)
unable to compromise about points of doctrine, dogmatic
Doff (v)
take off
Dogged (adj)
determined; stubborn
Doggerel (adj)
poor verse
Dolorous (adj)
Domicile (n)
Dormer (n)
window projecting from roof
Dross (n)
waste matter; worthless impurities
Dulcet (adj)
sweet sounding
Dyspeptic (adj)
suffering from indigestion
Earthy (adj)
unrefined, coarse
Ecclesiastic (adj)
pertaining to the church
Edify (v)
instruct; correct morally
Efface (v)
rub out; expunge
Effete (adj)
enervated; lacking vigor
Effluvium (n)
noxious smell
Effusion (n)
pouring fouth; gushing
Egress (n)
Ellipsis (n)
omission of words from a text
Emend (v)
correct, usually a text
Emendation (n)
correction of errors; improvement
Emetic (n)
substance causing vomiting
Emolument (n)
salary; compensation
Enclave (n)
territory enclosed within an alien land
Encomiastic (adj)
eulogistic; praising
Encomium (n)
high praise; eulogy
Endue (v)
Endow; provide with some quality
Engross (v)
occupy fully
Ensconce (v)
settle comfortably
Entomology (n)
study of insects
Environ (v)
enclose; surround
Epaulet (n)
ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
Epigram (n)
witty thought or saying: usually short
Episodic (adj)
loosely connected
Epistemologist (n)
philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge
Epithet (n)
word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing
Epitome (n)
perfect example or embodiment
Equable (adj)
tranquil; steady; uniform
Equinox (n)
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and fall
Equipoise (n)
equilibrium; balancing force
Equity (n)
fairness; justice
Equivocal (adj)
ambiguous; intentionally misleading
Essay (v)
make an attempt at; test
Estimable (adj)
worthy of esteem; admirable
Ethnology (n)
study of humankind
Eugenic (adj)
pertaining to the improvement of a race
Euphony (n)
sweet sound
Evanescent (adj)
fleeting; vanishing