Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist R (2/3)
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 R.
Terms in this set (72)
Prince Albert had a _____ manner.
John _____ us with tales of his adventures in Africa.
boat or yacht race
Many boating enthusiasts followed the _____ in their own yachts.
Modern penologists strive for the _____ of the prisoners.
murder of a king or queen
The beheading of Mary Queen of Scots was an act of _____.
method or system of government
When a Frenchman mentions the Old _____, he refers to the government existing before the revolution.
prescribed diet and habits
I doubt whether the results warrant our living under such a strict _____.
restore to proper condition
We must _____ those whom we send to prison.
Let me know what you have spent and I will _____ you.
He _____ the warning to make sure everyone understood it.
retort; comeback; reply
When someone has been rude to me, I find it particularly satisfying to come up with a quick _____.
make young again
The charlatan claimed that his elixir would _____ the aged and weary.
banish; consign to inferior position
If we _____ these experts to minor posts because of their political persuasions, we shall lose their
When her stern father would not _____ and allow her to marry Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett eloped with her suitor.
pertinent; referring to the case in hand
Teri was impressed by how _____ Virginia Woolf's remarks were to her as a woman writer; it was as if Woolf had been writing with Teri's situation in mind.
surviving remnant; memento
Egypt's Department of Antiquities prohibits tourists from taking mummies and other ancient _____ out of the country.
I will _____ my claims to this property if you promise to retain my employees.
I _____ a good joke as much as anyone else.
Let us be grateful that the damage is _____.
Her _____ of her experiences are so fascinating that she ought to write a book.
He was accused of being _____ in his duty when the prisoner escaped.
temporary moderation of disease symptoms; cancellation of a debt; forgiveness or pardon
Though Senator Tsongas had been treated for cancer, his symptoms were in _____, and he was considered fit to handle the strains of a Presidential race.
I suggest that you wait until the store places the _____ of these goods on sale.
The authorities were deaf to the pastor's _____ about the lack of police protection in the area.
The murderer felt no _____ for his crime.
I find my new work so _____ that I may not return to my previous employment.
split; tear apart
In his grief, he tried to _____ his garments.
deliver; provide; represent
He _____ aid to the needy and indigent.
The two fleets met at the _____ at the appointed time.
translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc.
The audience cheered enthusiastically as she completed her _____ of the aria.
Because he had abandoned his post and joined forces with the Indians, his fellow officers considered the hero of Dances with Wolves a _____.
deny; go back on
He _____ on paying off his debt.
abandon; disown; repudiate
Even though she knew she would be burned at the stake as a witch, Joan of Arc refused to _____ her belief that her voices came from God.
restore to good condition; renew
They claim that they can _____ worn shoes so that they look like new ones.
For many years an unheralded researcher, Barbara McClintock gained international _____ when she won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.
tear or rip; split
The conflict over abortion threatens to split our nation, creating a _____ in the social fabric that will be difficult to mend.
capable of being repaired
Fortunately, the damages we suffered in the accident were _____ and our car looks brand new.
At the peace conference, the defeated country promised to pay _____ to the victors.
He was famous for his witty _____ and his sarcasm.
What would the effect on our society be if we decriminalized drug use by _____ the laws against the possession and sale of narcotics?
driving away; unattractive
Mosquitoes find the odor so _____ that they leave any spot where this liquid has been sprayed.
rebound; reverberation; reaction
I am afraid that this event will have serious _____.
list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present
The opera company decided to include Madame Butterfly in its _____ for the following season.
There is no sense _____ over the work you have left undone.
fill up again
Before she could take another backpacking trip, Carla had to _____ her stock of freeze-dried foods.
filled to capacity; abundantly supplied
The book is _____ with humorous situations.
Are you going to hang this _____ of the Declaration of Independence in the classroom or in the auditorium?
To the chagrin of the scientists, they were unable to _____ the results of their controversial experiment.
Libraries are _____ of the world's best thoughts.
Your vicious conduct in this situation is _____.
restrain; crush; oppress
Anne's parents tried to curb her impetuosity without _____ her boundless high spirits.
cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).
During the twenty-four-hour _____, the lawyers sought to make the stay of execution permanent.
I am afraid that my parents will _____ me when I show them my report card.
I am confident that we are ready for any _____ the enemy may undertake.
recurrent action; musical repetition; repeat performance
At Waterloo, it was not the effect of any one skirmish that exhausted Colonel Audly; rather it was the cumulative effect of the constant _____ that left him spent.
the expression of disapproval or disappointment.
I want my work to be above _____ and without error.
person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency
I cannot understand why he has so many admirers if he is the _____ you say he is.
The students showed their _____ of his act by refusing to talk with him.
The principal _____ the students when they became unruly in the auditorium.
He announced that he would _____ all debts incurred by his wife.
She looked at the snake with _____.
act of driving back; distaste
The _____ of the enemy forces was not accomplished bloodlessly; many of the defenders were wounded in driving the enemy back.
If you want to buy antiques, look for a _____ dealer; far too many dealers today pass off fakes as genuine antiques.
He is the _____ father of the child.
Mass for the dead; dirge
They played Mozart's _____ at the funeral.
Many colleges state that a student must offer three years of a language as a _____ for admission.
The wretch _____ his benefactors by betraying them.
Because of public resentment, the king had to _____ his order.
self-control; formal but distant manner
Although some girls were attracted by Mark's _____, Judy was put off by it, for she felt his aloofness
indicated a lack of openness.
In his will, he requested that after payment of debts, taxes, and funeral expenses, the _____ be given to his
patient submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job
If Bob Cratchit had not accepted Scrooge's bullying with timid _____, he might have gotten up the nerve to hand in his _____.
elastic; having the power of springing back
Highly _____ , steel makes excellent bedsprings.