Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist V (2/2)
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)
We test potential plane pilots for susceptibility to spells of _____.
She approached her studies with such _____ that it was impossible for her to do poorly.
We discovered _____ of early Indian life in the cave.
Please try not to _____ your mother; she is doing the best she can.
capable of maintaining life; practicable; workable
The infant, though prematurely born, is _____ and has a good chance to survive.
There was a variety of _____ at the feast.
acting as a substitute; done by a deputy
Many people get a _____ thrill at the movies by imagining they are the characters on the screen.
change of fortune
Humbled by life's _____ , the last emperor of China worked as a lowly gardener in the palace over which he had once ruled.
I am very happy to be able to provide you with these _____ ; I know you are hungry.
Politicians _____ with one another, competing for donations and votes.
Eternal _____ is the price of liberty.
Although he was over seventy years old, Jack had the _____ of a man in his prime.
picture; short literary sketch
The New Yorker published her latest _____ .
She is a liar and is always trying to _____ my reputation.
clear of charges
I hope to _____ my client and return him to society as a free man.
She was very _____ and never forgave an injury.
winemaker; seller of wine
The poet wondered what the _____ could buy that would be half as precious as the wine they sold.
The habitat of the horned _____ , a particularly venomous snake, is in sandy regions like the Sahara or the Sinai peninsula.
I do not accept the premise that a man is _____ only when he is belligerent.
in essence; for practical purposes
She is a _____ financial wizard when it comes to money matters.
goodness; moral excellence; good quality
A _____ carried to extremes can turn into something resembling vice; humility, for example, can degenerate into servility and spinelessness.
highly skilled artist
The child prodigy Yehudi Menuhin grew into a _____ whose virtuosity on the violin thrilled millions.
The virus is highly _____ and has made many of us ill for days.
The doctors are looking for a specific medicine to control this _____ .
The stern _____ of the judge indicated that she had decided to impose a severe penalty.
felt in one's inner organs
She disliked the _____ sensations she had whenever she rode the roller coaster.
The trunk of the maple tree was _____ with sap.
Melted tar is a _____ substance.
tool for holding work in place
Before filling its edges, the key-smith took the blank key and fixed it firmly between the jaws of a _____ .
produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical
She was given to _____ schemes that never materialized.
vibrant and lively; critical; living, breathing
The _____ , highly energetic first aid instructor stressed that it was vital in examining accident victims to note their vital signs.
spoil the effect of; make inoperative
Fraud will _____ the contract.
pertaining to or resembling glass
Although this plastic has many _____ qualities such as transparency, it is unbreakable.
Such _____ criticism is uncalled for.
He became more _____ as he realized that we were not going to grant him his wish.
lively or animated; sprightly
She had always been _____ and sparkling.
act of dissecting living animals
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opposed _____ and deplored the practice of
using animals in scientific experiments.
female fox; ill-tempered woman
Aware that she was right once again, he lost his temper and called her a shrew and a _____ .
The crowd grew _____ in its anger and threatened to take the law into its own hands.
Jeans became the _____ on many college campuses.
changeable; explosive; evaporating rapidly
The political climate today is extremely _____ : no one can predict what the electorate will do next.
act of making a conscious choice
She selected this dress of her own _____ .
She was a _____ speaker, always ready to talk.
Despite her family burdens, she kept up a _____ correspondence with her friends.
gratifying the senses
The nobility during the Renaissance led _____ lives.
The wolf is a _____ animal, its hunger never satisfied.
whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
Sucked into the _____ of the tornado, Dorothy and Toto were carried from Kansas to Oz.
grant condescendingly; guarantee
I can safely _____ you fair return on your investment.
A person who gains sexual pleasure from watching others when they are naked or engaged in sexual activity
A person who enjoys seeing the pain or distress of others
Jill called Jack a _____ when she caught him aiming his binoculars at a bedroom window of the house next door.
susceptible to wounds
Achilles was _____ only in his heel.
like a fox; crafty
She disliked his sly ways, but granted him a certain _____ intelligence.
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