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GRE vocab week 2
Terms in this set (38)
Positive meaning - permission negative meaning - to penalize for violation of law usually
"when unharnessed, Northern dogs are peaceful and complaisant"
To extend or to swell. The hernia caused his stomach to distend from organ misplacement
State of being disloyal: an example of perfidy is spreading a Friends secrets
Unoriginal or copied
a noisy quarrel or brawl
definite, clearly stated
assuming too much; arrogant
Irrelevant, or non essential. Could also mean coming from outside
to treat as unimportant; to do without paying attention
Untouched by civilization, earliest condition- primitive, or clean
To confuse to mix up. If the nurse does not read the labels, she will confound the medications and possibly harm patients.
Separate or distinct, individual thing
The lowest point
Capacity for being led, docility, ease of being worked with
public condemnation of someone or something
(v) to foster or promote the development of; to incite or rouse. He was accused of fomenting violence.
Conformity or adherence to truth
Dispersed or wordy and poorly organized
To clear from charge of guilt
To reduce in amount or intensity. In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.
(adj.) immense; massive. He had a prodigious appetite.
Unemotional. A person who stays calm and shows little emotion in a crisis is an example of someone who would be described as stolid.
To collect like a tax, to draft troops, or to declare and wage war
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
Ridicule, mockery. People laugh in derision when they find out that my name is Dick
silent; not talkative
lighthearted, joyous, glad or carefree and thoughtless. The rebellious teenager was blithe about her failing grades
To call a meeting. NOT EVOKE NOT EVOKE
universal, broad minded. In order to be a well rounded person, Jeff enrolled in a catholic range of hobbies
Narc. Adheres to rules closely. Sentence: im a narc.
Heavy and slow moving. Lifeless
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