Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist V (1/2)
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 V.
Terms in this set (51)
Uncertain which suitor she ought to marry, the princess _____ , saying now one, now the other.
empty; lacking in ideas; stupid
The candidate's _____ remarks annoyed the audience, who had hoped to hear more than empty platitudes.
In summer, college students wander the roads of Europe like carefree _____ .
An unexpected and inexplicable change in a situation or in someone's behavior
- the _____ of the weather
He tried to study, but could not collect his _____ thoughts.
Because he was a stranger in town with no visible means of support, Martin feared he would be jailed as a _____ .
boastful; excessively conceited
She was a _____ and arrogant individual.
pertaining to farewell
I found the _____ address too long; leave-taking should be brief.
logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable
You're going to have to come up with a better argument if you want to convince me that your reasoning is _____ .
I will not publish my findings until I _____ my results.
He received the Medal of Honor for his _____ in battle.
ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living
Children were afraid to go to sleep at night because of the many legends of _____ .
forerunners; advance forces
We are the _____ of a tremendous army that is following us.
position giving an advantage
They fired upon the enemy from behind trees, walls and any other point of _____ they could find.
She delivered an uninspired and _____ address.
Without her glasses, Gretchen saw the fields of tulips as a _____ blur.
in feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord
The lord demanded that his _____ contribute more to his military campaign.
boasted; bragged; highly publicized
This much _____ project proved a disappointment when it collapsed.
change in direction
After what seemed an eternity, the wind _____ to the east and the storm abated.
live in a monotonous way
I do not understand how you can _____ in this quiet village after the adventurous life you have led.
impetuous; with marked vigor
He spoke with _____ eloquence in defense of his client.
The train went by at considerable _____ .
capable of being bribed
The _____ policeman accepted the bribe offered him by the speeding motorist whom he had stopped.
The rival mobs engaged in a bitter _____ .
The fruit _____ sold her wares from a stall on the sidewalk.
An attractive appearance that covers or disguises someone or something's true nature or feelings; A thin decorative covering of fine wood applied to a coarser wood or other material;
Casual acquaintances were deceived by his _____ of sophistication and failed to recognize his fundamental shallowness.
deserving high respect
We do not mean to be disrespectful when we refuse to follow the advice of our _____ leader.
In China, the people _____ their ancestors.
We may regard a hungry man's stealing as a _____ crime.
the meat of a deer
The hunters dined on _____ .
small opening; outlet
The wine did not flow because the air _____ in the barrel was clogged.
He _____ his wrath on his class.
We shall now examine the _____ plates of this serpent, not the dorsal side.
someone who can make his or her voice seem to come from another person or thing
This _____ does an act in which she has a conversation with a wooden dummy.
A group of _____ women were the first to scale Mt.Annapurna.
The attorney asked for a change of _____ ; he thought his client would do better if the trial were held in a less conservative county.
I can recommend him for this position because I have always found him _____ and reliable.
Trying to prove Hill a liar, Senator Spector repeatedly questioned her _____ .
put into words
I know you don't like to talk about these things, but please try to _____ your feelings.
word for word
He repeated the message _____ .
pompous array of words
After we had waded through all the _____ , we discovered that the writer had said very little.
This article is too _____ ; we must edit it.
green; lush in vegetation
Monet's paintings of the _____ meadows were symphonies in green.
green coating on copper which has been exposed to the weather
Despite all attempts to protect the statue from the elements, it became coated with _____ .
Madame Curie knew she was on the _____ of discovering the secrets of radioactive elements.
appearance of truth; likelihood
Critics praised her for the _____ of her performance as Lady Macbeth. She was completely believable.
The four _____ were revealed to Buddha during his long meditation.
living language; natural style
Cut out those old-fashioned "thee's" and "thou's" and write in the _____ .
pertaining to spring
We may expect _____ showers all during the month of April.
having many talents; capable of working in many fields
He was a _____ athlete; at college he had earned varsity letters in baseball, football, and track.
Let us drop a perpendicular line from the _____ of the triangle to the base.
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