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1000 Top GRE Words
"to lessen, to subside "
giving up control authority
help/encourage somebody (in doing wrong)
the state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with)
"hopeless, most unfortunate or miserable"
promise or swear to give up
rubbed off worn away by friction
repeal or annul by authority
"inharmonious, incongruous, discordant"
"difficult to comprehend, obscure, esoteric, recondite"
"worn out, effete, no longer fertile"
"praise, approval, encomium "
the growing of separate things into one ; increase by natural growth
"warn strongly, take to task / containing warning "
"excessive praise, flattery, sycophancy"
polite and friendly
give to (in marriage) ; assure by promise
"Wise after the event, wise or knowing when it is too late"
clumping of bacteria/red cells when held together by antibodies; glueing
"trouble, be ill "
eager and cheerful readiness
"duty, support, loyalty "
"quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others, selflessness"
to combine several elements into a whole
able to use the left hand or the right equally well
"having two contrary meanings, equivocal"
characterized by opposite feelings or emotions
"(pertaining to legs) able to walk about, ambulant"
"act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise, ambush"
improve make better
ageeable; responsive to suggestion; changeable
end (a debt) by setting aside money
something out of place i.t.o. its historical or chronological context
"chronological record of events in successive years, chronicles"
"false, spurious, fallacious"
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions
"deification, glorification to godliness "
"identifying words by which something is classified, designation"
"make aware of, give information or notice to ; Gain in value (of currency)"
give notice to inform
"appropriate to the situation, apt, felicitous"
"well-suited, quick-witted, pertinent "
a complex ornate design
of connected with trees
"enthusiasm, fervour, zeal "
in the highest degree
"demand as being one's property, seize and take control without authority"
"practicing religious self-denial, austere, stark "
consider to be the origin of or belonging to
"hardship, something hard to endure; harshness, irritability,"
"slander, calumny "
"state categorically, make a positive statement or solemn declaration"
"diligent, hard-working, sedulous "
make something (pain desire) less
substance that shrinks
"repayment, death of Jesus "
"make thin. Weaken, enervate "
bring into harmony
"omen sign, prediction"
"severely moral and strict, simple and plain, ascetic, stark"
"greed, esp for wealth"
incarnation ; new personification of a familiar idea
"affirm, assert, prove, justify "
"eager, greedy, zealous for something "
"admit, declare openly "
"twisted toward one side, off course ; not functioning properly"
axiom / axiomatic
"a universally accepted principle; self evident truth, taken as given"
"harmful, causing evil, ominous, pernicious, baneful, pestilent"
"causing harm or ruin, sinister, ominous, pernicious, baleful"
artificial obstacle built across a river
"not good enough, unable to have young ones without value "
"to adorn, especially in a cheap and showy manner "
"be in contradiction with, represent falsely, negate, contradict"
"warlike, belligerent, pugnacious, contentious"
(person nation) waging war
"act of praying for divine protection, blessing"
wish or activity in doing good
"arrangement to give something at death, legacy, inheritance"
"scold sharply, reproach, vituperate, upbraid"
rob or dispossess of something (material)
"surrounded to be attacked by all sides, besieged ; plagued"
bulge; sides of the vessel that curve in to form the bottom (ship)
Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
"flattery, coaxing, enticement"
"cheerful, casual, carefree, insouciant, nonchalant"
"crude, offensive, rude "
made of brass
"bring up, announce, begin to talk about, initiate"
"to tolerate, endure "
"charachteristic of rural areas/people (like a village/r !!), rustic, pastoral"
"to expand, grow and flourish"
to polish rub to a shine
a scheme or plot a group of plotters
cacophony / -nous
a loud harsh or strident noise
"recurrent rhythmical series, rhythm, a 'beat'"
to beg to get by begging
use flattery or deceit to persuade
"to change into a hard, stony condition, petrify"
metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument
"immature, inexperienced, unsophisticated, fledgling, naïve"
"slander, aspersion "
code of laws or set of principles (usually religious in nature)
"to surrender, give up"
"unpredictable, erratic, changing one's mind impulsively, whimsical"
mark used by an author to indicate where something is to be inserted
"drunken revel, a merry drinking party"
castigate / -ion
to chastise correct by punishing / severe punishment
"strongly laxative, stimulates evacuation of the bowels (shitting), purgative"
a closed political meeting
"biting, sarcastic (in speech), satire "
"expression of blame or disapproval, a rebuke "
leader of a unit of 100 soldiers
"strong feelings of embarrassment, vexation, shame / to hurt the pride of"
"cautious, wary "
"legal trickery, deception, shenanigan, guile, foxiness / false argument"
"quickly aroused to anger, irascible"
"chronological record of events in successive years, annals"
"shout, complain with a lot of noise "
closing device (in Parliament) to end a debate by voting
"To fill to satiety, to stuff full, to clog ; to overload, to burden"
change to a thick and solid state
coming together and uniting into one substance
"passage that concludes a piece of music, finale (analogous to epilogue)"
treat with care and tenderness
"an addition to a will, appendix, supplement"
"of the same period, contemporary, coetaneous"
"think deeply, mediate "
being fully aware of
bowl-shaped vessel with many holes used to drain off water
secret agreement for a deceitful purpose
"equivalent, corresponding in size or degree ; fitting, appropriate to"
mix together different elements
having plenty of space for what is needed
"a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work, collection"
complacent / ncy
"self-satisfied, contented to a fault / feeling of self-satisfaction, smug"
"tending to comply, willingness to please, obliging, deference"
"feeling of regret for one's action, contrite "
"over-high opinion of, too much pride "
agreement or harmony
"flowing together, place where two things come together"
"be confusing or perplexing to, cause to be unable to think clearly"
"make or become gelatinous, stiff and solid "
"suitable to your needs or similar to your nature, agreeble, friendly"
"present from birth but not necessarily hereditary, inherent"
to join together
surprise and fear dismay
"perfect, make perfect, complete ; of marriages"
to scorn or despise
"argumentative, combative, quarrelsome, pugnacious, bellicose"
"touching, neighboring, near, adjoining"
self-restraint; sexual chastity
"filled with deep sorrow for wrongdoing, compunction "
"insubordinate, rebellious "
"a riddle, dilemma, enigma "
"friendly, occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company"
"call together, summon "
"complicated, coiled, twisted, labyrinthine "
"pertaining to the body, somatic"
corroborate / -tion
"Support with evidence, confirm / additional strengthening, evidence "
glitter; scintillate; be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
to favor or approve of
crouch shrink back (ketakutan)
"shy, modest (esp of a girl) "
so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility (stupidity)
piece of linen worn as a necktie
"cowardly person, pusillanimous"
deserving blame (of a crime)
"quick, hurried, perfunctory"
"pretty, delicate (food) ; difficult to please "
"person who is slow, waste of time "
"shortage, sacarcity, paucity"
"A sudden and violent collapse, sudden disaster "
make weak (w.r.t. health)
"kill in large numbers (one in every ten), annihilate"
decorum / -rous
"propriety, properness / proper"
"state of deterioration due to old age or long use, dilapidation"
"postpone, delay ; submit to another's wish or opinion"
deference / tial
"showing respect, regardful of another's wishes"
"to portray, depict, sketch out, define, describe "
"great flood, heavy rush of water / to flood, inundate"
"person appealing not to reasons but to emotions, rabble-rouser"
"to hesitate, raise objections "
"defame, belittle, sully, disparage, detract"
an outcome or solution the unraveling of a plot
"dethronement, depositing "
make morally bad corrupt
"protest against, express disapproval of, inveigh, deplore"
deserting and leaving to fall into ruins
"ridicule, scorn, treat with contempt"
"catch sight of, see something in the distance "
desiccate / nt
dehydrate / substance used to absorb moisture
cessation of use disuse
aimless haphazard digressing at random
"criticism, slandering, verbal attack, aspersion, calumny"
diminishing or lessening of swelling
"violent verbal attack, tirade, malediction, obloquy, jeremiad, fulmination"
"Being twofold, a classification into two opposed subclasses, duality"
intended to teach or instruct
"a message that departs from the main subject, wandering off"
Bring into a condition of decay by neglect or misuse
"speak comprehensively, become wider, large "
"tending to cause delay, procrastinating"
"one with amateur or superficial interest in a subject, dabbler"
"hymn of mourning performed as a memorial to a dead person, lament"
"to set right, undeceive"
discern / -ing
"see with an effort but clearly, perceive, recognize / shrewd; discriminating"
upset the self-possession of
sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled
"conflicting in sound, disharmonious, dissonant"
refuse to approve of
"speech, lecture "
A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
look on with contempt
free from encumbrance
"sophisticated, artful, trying to deceive, cunning "
dig up from the earth (inter = bury)
disparage / -ging
"to belittle, denigrate / derogative"
"essentially different, unlike "
proof to the contrary
an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
speak or behave so as to hide something (in mind)
distribute (esp. ideas)
have a different opinion refuse to assent
"pretend; conceal by feigning, as of feelings"
"lewd, debauched, degenerate, dissipated, libertine, profligate"
"to swell, expand"
"take away possessions from someone, deprive of status"
An order to an offending party to rid itself of property
"make known something secret, disclose"
"trivial, poorly constructed verse "
"show much fondness, excessive attention, Be senile due to old age"
"stubbornly unyielding, pertinacious ; dull, sullen, gloomy, saturnine"
slow way of speaking by drawing out the vowels
"male bee, person who isn't self-employed "
"melodious, harmonious "
threats to compel somebody
ebullient / ce
"overflowing with enthusiasm / exuberance, outburst of feeling "
"composed of elements drawn from various sources, compiled"
"representing the whole Christian world, of worldwide scope"
"devouring, voracious, ravenous, rapacious"
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
efficacy / cious
"production of a desired result, productive, efficient, effective"
outflow in a stream of particles a noxious odor or vapor
"boldness, impudence, arrogance "
"reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse, the act of coming out"
"a lament, a melancholy composition, dirge"
make thin and weak
"free from slavery or servitude,give equal rights to minorities, manumit"
"soothing (esp to the skin), mollify"
"stir up, excite "
"to simulate, imitate ; strive to equality"
enclose in capsule
"warm or glowing praise, eulogy, panegyric, accolade"
burden things that get on the way of
making dear or liked
epidemic ; prevailing to people living in a particular location