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GRE Vocab Set 12
Terms in this set (15)
Sentence: Marcella always became ___ when it was time to bid her daughter good bye.
Synonyms: teary; weeping
(adj.) using few words
Sentence: He was the classic ___ native of Maine; he talked as if he were being charged for each word.
Synonyms: concise; curt; pithy; taciturn; terse
(v.) to express sorrow; to grieve
Sentence: The children continued to ___ the death of the goldfish weeks after its demise.
Synonyms: bewail; deplore; grieve; mourn
(v.) to ridicule with satire
Sentence: The mayor hated being ___ by the press for his efforts to improve people's politeness.
(adj.) lacking energy; indifferent; slow
Sentence: The ____ cat cleaned its fur, ignoring the vicious, snarling dog chained a few feet away from it.
Synonyms: lackadaisical; listless; sluggish; weak
(adj.) relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
Sentence: Most ___ work today is donw with the use of motorized equipment
(n.) theft of property
Sentence: The crime of stealing a wallet can be categorized as petty ____.
Synonyms: burglary; robbery; stealing
(n.) generous giving (as of money) to others who may seem inferior
Sentence: She'd always relied on her parents' ___, but after graduation she had to get a job.
Synonyms: benevolence; boon; compliment; favor; present
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