Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist A (2/6)
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 A.
Terms in this set (51)
addition; appendix to book
Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an _____ on recent developments in literary criticism.
muddle; drive crazy
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to _____ anyone.
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time ______ quietly deserted him.
something attached to but holding an inferior position
I will entertain this concept as an _____ to the main proposal.
Her _____ to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.
staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief _____, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
He _____ his listeners to change their wicked ways.
Wall paintings and carved statues _____ the temple.
His _____ handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
The rock star thrived on the _____ of his groupies and yes-men.
Most Americans were unaware of the _____ of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached them.
He found this _____ meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked _____, the Joker.
_____ circumstances compelled him to close his business.
Since you _____ to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
urge; plead for
The abolitionists _____ freedom for the slaves.
Under the _____ of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
Although he held a position of responsibility, he was an _____ individual and could be reached by anyone with a complaint.
His _____ mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
written statement made under oath
The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an _____.
joining; associating with
His _____ with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
She felt an _____ with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath
Despite Tom's _____ of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.
attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to _____ his signature to the license; then he had to _____ his official seal.
Foreigners are amazed by the ____ and luxury of the American way of life.
She stared, _____, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an ______ that there was very little time for the meeting.
It took weeks to assort the _____ of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
increase or intensify; raise in power, wealth, rank or honor
The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may _____ his power to act aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
The _____ wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
He was _____ at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
The _____ of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
stir up; disturb
Her fiery remarks _____ the already angry mob.
one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
The _____ demanded proof before she would accept the statement of the minister.
highly excited; intensely curious
We were all _____ at the news that the celebrated movie star was giving up his career in order to enter a monastery.
pertaining to land or its cultivation
As a result of its recent industrialization, the country is gradually losing its _____ traditions.
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his _____ in executing the orders of his master.
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of _____.
Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an _____ adjacent to the living room made an adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.
an assumed name
John Smith's _____ was Bob Jones.
make hostile; separate
Her attempts to _____ the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.
The _____ canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
payments made to an ex-spouse after divorce
As Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award him $500 a month in _____.
The crew tried to _____ the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
state without proof
It is _____ that she had worked for the enemy.
story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
Pilgrim's Progress is an _____ of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
This should _____ the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of _____.
mixture as of metals
_____ of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
Try not to _____ to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was _____ by Vidal's offensive behavior.
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