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Barron's GRE Wordlist C
cabal
cache
cacophonous
cadge
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
hiding place; V.
discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of…
beg; mooch; panhandle
cabal
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
cache
hiding place; V.
Barron's GRE Wordlist D
dabble
damp
dank
daub
work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily…
slightly wet, diminish, mute
damp; unpleasantly wet
Coat; smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex.…
dabble
work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily…
damp
slightly wet, diminish, mute
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Barron's GRE: Unit 8
asylum
atavism
attenuate
audacious
n. a place of refuge or shelter
n. in biology, the return of a trait after a period of absence
v. to weaken
adj. fierce, bold, daring
asylum
n. a place of refuge or shelter
atavism
n. in biology, the return of a trait after a period of absence
Barron's GRE Wordlist B
badger
baffle
bait
baleful
pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking ag…
frustrate; perplex
harass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other…
evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign…
badger
pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking ag…
baffle
frustrate; perplex
Barron's GRE Wordlist A
abase
abash
abate
abbreviate
lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose s…
embarrass
subside or moderate
shorten
abase
lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose s…
abash
embarrass
Barron's GRE Wordlist S
saboteur
saccharine
sacrilegious
sacrosanct
one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property... Members of th…
cloyingly sweet... She tried to ingratiate herself, speaking swe…
desecrating; profane... His stealing of the altar cloth was a ve…
most sacred; inviolable... The brash insurance salesman invaded…
saboteur
one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property... Members of th…
saccharine
cloyingly sweet... She tried to ingratiate herself, speaking swe…
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 8 of 8)
stanch
stentorian
stigma
stint
to stop or check the flow of
extremely loud
mark of disgrace or inferiority
to be sparing
stanch
to stop or check the flow of
stentorian
extremely loud
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 1 of 8)
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abeyance
to decrease; reduce
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal
temporary suppression or suspension
abate
to decrease; reduce
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
Barron's GRE Wordlist N
nadir
naivete
narcissist
narrative
lowest point... Although few people realized it, the Dow-Jones…
quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gu…
conceited person... A _____ is his own best friend.
related to telling a story... A born teller of tales, Olsen use…
nadir
lowest point... Although few people realized it, the Dow-Jones…
naivete
quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gu…
797 terms
Barron's GRE Vocabulary
epistemology
abdicate
aberrant
abeyance
branch of philosophy tha texamines the nature of knowledge
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal
temporary suppression or suspension
epistemology
branch of philosophy tha texamines the nature of knowledge
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 8/8
stanch
stentorian
stigma
stint
to stop or check the flow of
extremely loud
mark of disgrace or inferiority
to be sparing
stanch
to stop or check the flow of
stentorian
extremely loud
10 terms
Barron's Essential Words for the GRE: Unit 8
asylum
atavism
attenuate
audacious
n. place of refuge or shelter
n. in biology, the reappearance of a characteristic in an org…
v. to weaken
adj. bold; daring
asylum
n. place of refuge or shelter
atavism
n. in biology, the reappearance of a characteristic in an org…
Barron's GRE Wordlist M
macabre
machiavellian
machinations
magisterial
gruesome; grisly... The city morgue is a macabre spot for the un…
crafty; double-dealing; cunning... I do not think he will be a g…
evil schemes or plot/plan... assasination... I can see through your…
authoritative; imperious... The learned doctor laid down the law…
macabre
gruesome; grisly... The city morgue is a macabre spot for the un…
machiavellian
crafty; double-dealing; cunning... I do not think he will be a g…
22 terms
Barron's GRE Flashcards
Refractory
Precipitate
Prodigality
rarefied
Obstinately stubborn; resistant to treatment; intractable; un…
Showing undue haste or unexpectedness
Wasteful extravagance; recklessness with money; uncontrolled…
Made less dense (of gas); elevated in nature
Refractory
Obstinately stubborn; resistant to treatment; intractable; un…
Precipitate
Showing undue haste or unexpectedness
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 7 of 8)
profound
prohibitive
proliferate
propensity
deep, not superficial
so high as to prevent the purchase or use of, forbidding
to increase rapidly
inclination, tendency
profound
deep, not superficial
prohibitive
so high as to prevent the purchase or use of, forbidding
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 6 of 8)
miscellany
miscreant
misogynist
mitigate
mixture of writtings on various subjects
villain; criminal
one who hates women
alleviate; to become less severe
miscellany
mixture of writtings on various subjects
miscreant
villain; criminal
Barron's GRE Wordlist O
obdurate
obfuscate
objective
objective
stubborn... He was obdurate in his refusal to listen to our comp…
confuse; muddle... Do not obfuscate the issues by dragging in ir…
not influenced by emotions; fair... Even though he was her son,…
goal; aim... A degree in medicine was her ultimate objective.
obdurate
stubborn... He was obdurate in his refusal to listen to our comp…
obfuscate
confuse; muddle... Do not obfuscate the issues by dragging in ir…
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 2 of 8)
bucolic
burgeon
burnish
buttress
characteristic of the countryside; rustic; pastoral
to grow and flourish
to polish
to reinforce; support
bucolic
characteristic of the countryside; rustic; pastoral
burgeon
to grow and flourish
20 terms
Barron's GRE (20 x 8) - Random
ambivalence
endemic
satiate
fervor
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
characteristic of a specific people or place; native
satisfy fully
passion; intense heat
ambivalence
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
endemic
characteristic of a specific people or place; native
Barron's GRE Wordlist L
laborious
labyrinth
lachrymose
lackadaisical
demanding much work or care; tedious... In putting together his…
maze... Tom and Becky were lost in the labyrinth of secret caves.
producing tears... His voice has a lachrymose quality that is mo…
lacking purpose or zest(enthu) ; halfhearted; languid(week)... H…
laborious
demanding much work or care; tedious... In putting together his…
labyrinth
maze... Tom and Becky were lost in the labyrinth of secret caves.
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 5 of 8)
inadvertenly
incarnate
inchoate
incongruity
carelessly; unintentionally
having bodily form
imperfectely formed or formulated
state of not fitting
inadvertenly
carelessly; unintentionally
incarnate
having bodily form
Barron's GRE Wordlist I
iconoclastic
ideology
idiom
idiosyncrasy
attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attack…
system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings…
individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarit…
iconoclastic
attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attack…
ideology
system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
Barron's GRE Wordlist E
earthy
ebb
ebullient
eccentric
unrefined; coarse... His earthy remarks often embarrassed the wo…
recede; lessen... His fortunes began to ebb during the recession.
showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm His ebullient…
odd; whimsical; irregular... The comet passed close by the earth…
earthy
unrefined; coarse... His earthy remarks often embarrassed the wo…
ebb
recede; lessen... His fortunes began to ebb during the recession.
250 terms
Barron's GRE 8 (250 words)
debacle
Debauch
debilitate
debutante
Use debacle to refer to a fiasco, disaster, or great failure.…
Debauch is an old word that speaks to an older time. It means…
To debilitate something is to make it weaker. A bad flu may d…
A debutante is usually a wealthy girl whose parents wish to i…
debacle
Use debacle to refer to a fiasco, disaster, or great failure.…
Debauch
Debauch is an old word that speaks to an older time. It means…
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 3 of 8)
deride
derivative
desiccate
desuetude
to mock
something derived; unoriginal
to dry completely
state of disuse
deride
to mock
derivative
something derived; unoriginal
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 4 of 8)
expiate
explicate
expository
extant
to atone for
to explain;interpret;clarify
explanatory
in existence; not lost
expiate
to atone for
explicate
to explain;interpret;clarify
Barron's GRE Wordlist R
rail
rally
ramble
ramification
scold; rant... You may rail at him all you want; you will never…
call up or summon (forces, vital powers etc); revive or recup…
wander aimlessly (physically or mentally)... Listening to the te…
branching out; subdivision... We must examine all the ramificati…
rail
scold; rant... You may rail at him all you want; you will never…
rally
call up or summon (forces, vital powers etc); revive or recup…
Barron's GRE Wordlist K
kaleidoscope
ken
kernel
killjoy
tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of c…
range of knowledge... I cannot answer your question since this m…
central or vital point
grouch; spoilsport... At breakfast we had all been enjoying our…
kaleidoscope
tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of c…
ken
range of knowledge... I cannot answer your question since this m…
Barron's GRE Wordlist T
tacit
taciturn
tactile
taint
understood; not put into words... We have a tacit agreement base…
habitually silent; talking a little... New Englanders are repute…
pertaining to the organs or sense of touch... His callused hands…
contaminated; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of so…
tacit
understood; not put into words... We have a tacit agreement base…
taciturn
habitually silent; talking a little... New Englanders are repute…
Barron's GRE Wordlist J
jaded
jargon
jaundiced
jeopardy
fatigued; surfeited(eating until excessively full)... He looked…
language used by special group; gibberish... We tried to underst…
yellowed; prejudiced; envious... She gazed at the painting with…
exposure to death or endanger; put at risk; imperil... Legally,…
jaded
fatigued; surfeited(eating until excessively full)... He looked…
jargon
language used by special group; gibberish... We tried to underst…
20 terms
Barron's GRE Words
Abate
Abdicate
Aberrant
Abeyance
to decrease; reduce
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal
a temporary suppression or suspension
Abate
to decrease; reduce
Abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
Barron's GRE Wordlist F
fabricate
facade
facet
facetious
build; lie... Because of the child's tendency to fabricate, we h…
front of the building; superficial or false appearance.... The f…
small plane surface (of a gem); a side; one side of something…
humorous; joking... Your facetious remarks are not appropriate a…
fabricate
build; lie... Because of the child's tendency to fabricate, we h…
facade
front of the building; superficial or false appearance.... The f…
108 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE [8]
stanch
stentorian
stigma
stint
to stop or check the flow of... stanch (vt.使止血, 止, 止流, 止血 ; adj.…
extremely loud... (adj.指聲音極響亮的)
mark of disgrace or inferiority
to be sparing... (vt.)節省,限制,停止(vi.)節約吝惜,節約,限制
stanch
to stop or check the flow of... stanch (vt.使止血, 止, 止流, 止血 ; adj.…
stentorian
extremely loud... (adj.指聲音極響亮的)
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Barron's GRE combo
abate
aberrant
abeyance
abscond
subside or moderate
abnormal or deviant
suspended action
depart secretly and hide
abate
subside or moderate
aberrant
abnormal or deviant
Barron's GRE Wordlist V
vacillate
vacuous
vagary
vagrant
waver; fluctuate... Uncertain which suitor she ought to marry, t…
empty; lacking in ideas; stupid... The candidate's vacuous remar…
caprice; whim; unpredictable change... She followed every vagary…
stray; random... He tried to study, but could not collect his va…
vacillate
waver; fluctuate... Uncertain which suitor she ought to marry, t…
vacuous
empty; lacking in ideas; stupid... The candidate's vacuous remar…
Barron's GRE Wordlist Q
quack
quail
quaint
qualified
charlatan; impostor... Do not be misled by the exorbitant claims…
cower; lose heart... He was afraid that he would quail in the fa…
odd; old-fashioned; picturesque... Her quaint clothes and old-fa…
limited; restricted... Unable to give the candidate full support…
quack
charlatan; impostor... Do not be misled by the exorbitant claims…
quail
cower; lose heart... He was afraid that he would quail in the fa…
Barron's GRE Wordlist H
habituate
hackneyed
haggle
hallowed
accustom or familiarize
commonplace; trite... The English teacher criticized her story b…
argue about prices... I prefer to shop in a store that has a one…
blessed; consecrated; holy (thiêng liêng, được phù hộ)... She wa…
habituate
accustom or familiarize
hackneyed
commonplace; trite... The English teacher criticized her story b…
Barron's GRE Wordlist G
gadfly
gaffe
gainsay
galaxy
animal-biting fly; irritating person
social blunder
deny
large; isolated system of stars & planets; collection of bril…
gadfly
animal-biting fly; irritating person
gaffe
social blunder
Barron's GRE Wordlist U
ubiquitous
ulterior
ultimate
ultimatum
being everywhere; omnipresent... That Christmas "The Little Drum…
situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; kept hidden…
final; not susceptible to further analysis; highest in degree…
last/final demand; warning... Since they have ignored our ultima…
ubiquitous
being everywhere; omnipresent... That Christmas "The Little Drum…
ulterior
situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; kept hidden…
299 terms
Barron's Root Roundup (GRE)
WITHOUT, ABSENCE OF, NOT
FROM, AWAY, OFF
HARSH, BITTER, SOUR
DRIVE, DO, LEAD, ACT, MOVE
A/ AN... anarchy... anaerobic... apathy
AB/ABS... abstain... absence
ACER/ACID/ACRI... acidic... acrid... acerbate
ACT/AG... action... actress, actor
WITHOUT, ABSENCE OF, NOT
A/ AN... anarchy... anaerobic... apathy
FROM, AWAY, OFF
AB/ABS... abstain... absence
Barron's High Frequency GRE (8/21)
ETHNOCENTRIC
ETIOLOGY
ETYMOLOGY
EUGENICS
BASED ON THE ATTITUDE THAT ONE'S GROUP IS SUPERIOR
CAUSES OR ORIGINS
ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF A WORD
STUDY OF FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEREDITARY QUALITIES OF T…
ETHNOCENTRIC
BASED ON THE ATTITUDE THAT ONE'S GROUP IS SUPERIOR
ETIOLOGY
CAUSES OR ORIGINS
Barron's GRE Wordlist P-1
pacifist
pacify
painstaking
palatable
one opposed to war/ force; antimilitarist (người theo chủ ngh…
soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue
showing hard work; taking great care; meticulous... The new high…
agreeable; pleasing to the taste... Neither Jack's underbaked op…
pacifist
one opposed to war/ force; antimilitarist (người theo chủ ngh…
pacify
soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 2/8
bucolic
burgeon
burnish
buttress
characteristic of the countryside; rustic; pastoral
to grow and flourish
to polish
to reinforce; support
bucolic
characteristic of the countryside; rustic; pastoral
burgeon
to grow and flourish
454 terms
Barron's GRE S
saccharine
sacrilegious
sacrosanct
sadistic
cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
desecrating; profane; ... N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or…
invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
inclined to cruelty; ... N. sadism: delight in cruelty
saccharine
cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
sacrilegious
desecrating; profane; ... N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or…
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 3/8
deride
derivative
desiccate
desuetude
to mock
something derived; unoriginal
to dry completely
state of disuse
deride
to mock
derivative
something derived; unoriginal
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 4/8
expiate
explicate
expository
extant
to atone for
to explain;interpret;clarify
explanatory
in existence; not lost
expiate
to atone for
explicate
to explain;interpret;clarify
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 1/8
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abeyance
to decrease; reduce
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal
temporary suppression or suspension
abate
to decrease; reduce
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 7/8
profound
prohibitive
proliferate
propensity
deep, not superficial
so high as to prevent the purchase or use of, forbidding
to increase rapidly
inclination, tendency
profound
deep, not superficial
prohibitive
so high as to prevent the purchase or use of, forbidding
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 5/8
inadvertenly
incarnate
inchoate
incongruity
carelessly; unintentionally
having bodily form
imperfectely formed or formulated
state of not fitting
inadvertenly
carelessly; unintentionally
incarnate
having bodily form
100 terms
Barron's essential words for the GRE 6/8
miscellany
miscreant
misogynist
mitigate
mixture of writtings on various subjects
villain; criminal
one who hates women
alleviate; to become less severe
miscellany
mixture of writtings on various subjects
miscreant
villain; criminal
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