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My Hard GRE Words 4

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ASPERITY
Roughness, severity; bitterness or tartness
SPLENETIC
bad-tempered, irritable
CAVIL
to find fault in a petty way, carp; a trivial objection or criticism
VOUCHSAFE
grant in a condescending manner
BOGGLE
be alarmed/hesitate/amazed
SCAD
a great quantity
CHARY
cautious
MEALYMOUTHED
indirect in speech; hypocritical; evasive
CRESTFALLEN
discouraged, dejected, downcast
SKINFLINT
miser; stingy person
TEMERITY
recklessness; a foolish disregard of danger
SUPPLIANT
one praying humbly for something
LAST
holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
CAROM
To strike and rebound
ROUT
an overwhelming defeat
SNIVEL
cry or whine with snuffling
FASTIDIOUS
possessing careful attention to detail; difficult to please, delicate
DEMONSTRATIVE
given to or marked by the open expression of emotion
JUGGERNAUT
a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
TRIFLING
trivial; unimportant