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52 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 1
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Paucity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
lacking wit or imagination
adherence to the truth; truthfulness
scarcity, lack of something
Alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
Prosaic
lacking wit or imagination
46 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE vocab 3
supercilious
protean
sartorial
saturnine
haughty and disdainful; (when you look down at someone in a d…
(adj.) versatile, able to change forms at will (usually used…
of or relating to clothes
morose, gloomy
supercilious
haughty and disdainful; (when you look down at someone in a d…
protean
(adj.) versatile, able to change forms at will (usually used…
46 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 4
zenith, summit, acme, pinnacle, apex
apogee (oho jee)
apotheosis (aap to god ke samman)
nadir
to top or highest point of something
the highest point or culmination of something (in terms of an…
the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god); reachi…
(n.) the lowest point in ones life or career
zenith, summit, acme, pinnacle, apex
to top or highest point of something
apogee (oho jee)
the highest point or culmination of something (in terms of an…
983 terms
Magoosh -GRE
galvanize
censure
wanting
harangue
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
lacking
Long, intense verbal attack, esp. when delivered publicly
galvanize
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
censure
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
1,096 terms
GRE - Magoosh
aberration
acrimony
amalgam
ambiguous
a deviation from what is normal or expected
bitterness and ill will
a mixture of multiple things
open to more than one interpretation
aberration
a deviation from what is normal or expected
acrimony
bitterness and ill will
61 terms
Magoosh Complete Guide to GRE Vocabulary
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Paucity
Eagerness to help, Liveliness
Dull and Lacking imagination
Truthfulness
Lack of Something, Insufficient Quantity
Alacrity
Eagerness to help, Liveliness
Prosaic
Dull and Lacking imagination
52 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 1
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Paucity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
lacking wit or imagination
adherence to the truth; truthfulness
scarcity, lack of something
Alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
Prosaic
lacking wit or imagination
54 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 2
Miserly
Frugal
Prevaricate
Variance
stingy with money (negative connotation), ie pinching every p…
spend money wisely (positive connotation)
to speak in an evasive way, syn. equivocate
the quality of varying
Miserly
stingy with money (negative connotation), ie pinching every p…
Frugal
spend money wisely (positive connotation)
52 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 1
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Paucity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
lacking wit or imagination
adherence to the truth; truthfulness
scarcity, lack of something
Alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
Prosaic
lacking wit or imagination
56 terms
Magoosh Guide to GRE Vocab 5
amiable
amicable
affable (Like someone who has come out…
amenable (reminds of amend)
friendly
friendly [refers to relationships between people]
likeable, easy to talk to (syn amiable)
easily persuaded; cooperative and goes along with the program
amiable
friendly
amicable
friendly [refers to relationships between people]
40 terms
(43)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
timorous
impartial
reproach
nuance
trepid, fearful, timid by nature or revealing fear and nervou…
unprejudiced,... free from undue bias or preconceived opinions…
upbraid,... to express criticism towards... (At first, Sarah was…
nicety, refinement, shade, subtlety, a subtle difference... (Be…
timorous
trepid, fearful, timid by nature or revealing fear and nervou…
impartial
unprejudiced,... free from undue bias or preconceived opinions…
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(47)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
importuned
hobble
dovetail
asperity
hassle, badger, entreat, implore, harass, pester, beg persist…
gimp, hitch, limp, stagger, falter, stumble, to hold back the…
fit together tightly, as if by means of an interlocking joint…
acerbity, tartness, sharpness, the harshness of manner... (The…
importuned
hassle, badger, entreat, implore, harass, pester, beg persist…
hobble
gimp, hitch, limp, stagger, falter, stumble, to hold back the…
40 terms
(40)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
reconcile
idiosyncrasy
petulant
aberrant
accommodate, conciliate,... make (one thing) compatible with (an…
foible, mannerism, fetish, eccentricity, unorthodoxy, A pecul…
cranky, peckish, peevish, scratchy, tetchy, fractious, irrita…
divergent, deviant, deviate, atypical, anomalous, nonconformi…
reconcile
accommodate, conciliate,... make (one thing) compatible with (an…
idiosyncrasy
foible, mannerism, fetish, eccentricity, unorthodoxy, A pecul…
40 terms
(44)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
artless
alacrity
diatribe
cow
uncultivated, uncultured, without cunning or deceit... (Despite…
briskness, smartness,... an eager willingness to do something…
fulmination, tirade, blast, harangue, philippic, ... a strong ve…
overawe, to intimidate... (Do not be cowed by a 3,000-word voca…
artless
uncultivated, uncultured, without cunning or deceit... (Despite…
alacrity
briskness, smartness,... an eager willingness to do something…
40 terms
(41)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
austere
sycophant
accolade
taciturn
ascetic, abstemious, spartan, frugal, unembellished, unfussy,…
lackey , toady, crawler, ass-kisser... (The CEO was unaware of…
laurels, testimonial, bouquets, award , honor... (Jean Paul-Sar…
unforthcoming, reticent, reserved, uncommunicative... (While th…
austere
ascetic, abstemious, spartan, frugal, unembellished, unfussy,…
sycophant
lackey , toady, crawler, ass-kisser... (The CEO was unaware of…
30 terms
(36)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
profligate
ingenuous
gregarious
betray
prodigal, extravagant, spendthrift, spending resources reckle…
innocent, naïve... (Two years in Manhattan had changed Jenna fr…
affable, amiable, convivial, genial, to be likely to socializ…
to reveal or make known something, usually unintentionally... (…
profligate
prodigal, extravagant, spendthrift, spending resources reckle…
ingenuous
innocent, naïve... (Two years in Manhattan had changed Jenna fr…
30 terms
(29)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
panacea
adjudicate
facetious
impeccable
catholicon, nostrum, cure-all,... hypothetical remedy for all il…
decide, resolve, settle, judge, try,... to serve as a judge in a…
bantering, sardonic, mischievous, jocose, witty, jocular, fli…
immaculate, pristine, exemplary, unblemished, without fault o…
panacea
catholicon, nostrum, cure-all,... hypothetical remedy for all il…
adjudicate
decide, resolve, settle, judge, try,... to serve as a judge in a…
30 terms
(28)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
countermand
halcyon
disheartened
autonomously
retract, vacate, abrogate, overturn, repeal, a contrary comma…
idyllic, carefree, calm and peaceful; prosperity, golden, pro…
demoralized, intimidate, pessimistic, deter, discouraged, mad…
In an autonomous or self-governing manner.... (Many of the fact…
countermand
retract, vacate, abrogate, overturn, repeal, a contrary comma…
halcyon
idyllic, carefree, calm and peaceful; prosperity, golden, pro…
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(37)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
preclude
mitigate
concede
lambast
debar, forbid, foreclose, forestall, prevent, keep from happe…
extenuate, palliate, make less severe or harsh... (If it weren'…
cede, grant, yield, confess, profess, relinquish, acknowledge…
trounce, bawl out, berate, chide, rag, reproof, remonstrate,…
preclude
debar, forbid, foreclose, forestall, prevent, keep from happe…
mitigate
extenuate, palliate, make less severe or harsh... (If it weren'…
35 terms
(50)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
impervious
unimpeachable
pontificate
bromide
imperviable, not admitting of passage or capable of being aff…
blameless, inculpable, irreproachable, free of guilt; not sub…
expound, declaim, preach, talk in a dogmatic and pompous mann…
banality, cliche, commonplace, platitude, a trite or obvious…
impervious
imperviable, not admitting of passage or capable of being aff…
unimpeachable
blameless, inculpable, irreproachable, free of guilt; not sub…
31 terms
(49)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
meteoric
appurtenant
inchoate
inanity
like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience... (The earl…
adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, auxiliary, belonging; pertinent…
incipient, only partly in existence; imperfectly formed... (Inc…
mindlessness, pointlessness, senselessness, vacuity, total la…
meteoric
like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience... (The earl…
appurtenant
adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, auxiliary, belonging; pertinent…
30 terms
(48)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
stalwart
obstreperous
nonchalant
puerile
stout, staunch, hardy, sturdy, dependable; inured to fatigue…
insouciant, clamorous, raucous, unruly, disorderly, truculent…
insouciant, dispassionate, apathetic, casual,... coming across a…
fatuous, jejune, juvenile, asinine, foolish, adolescent, a la…
stalwart
stout, staunch, hardy, sturdy, dependable; inured to fatigue…
obstreperous
insouciant, clamorous, raucous, unruly, disorderly, truculent…
40 terms
(46)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
gaffe
umbrage
temerity
cede
faux pas, gaucherie, solecism, slip, blunder, miscalculation,…
indignant, chafe, be piqued, disgruntled, affronted, aggrieve…
gall, presumption, nerve, effrontery, impudence, impertinence…
deliver, give up, surrender, relinquish possession or control…
gaffe
faux pas, gaucherie, solecism, slip, blunder, miscalculation,…
umbrage
indignant, chafe, be piqued, disgruntled, affronted, aggrieve…
30 terms
(30)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
graft
chauvinism
irresolute
contemptuous
deceit, fraud, corruption, usually through bribery... (In count…
jingoism , superpatriotism , ultranationalism, fanatical patr…
uncertain how to act or proceed... (He stood irresolute at the…
disdainful , insulting , scornful, looking down at others wit…
graft
deceit, fraud, corruption, usually through bribery... (In count…
chauvinism
jingoism , superpatriotism , ultranationalism, fanatical patr…
30 terms
(32)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
promulgate
tarnish
ploy
behooves
exclaim , enact, implement, enforce, proclaim, a state or ann…
defile, maculate, stain, sully, make dirty or spotty... (Pete R…
gambit, stratagem, dodge, a clever plan to turn a situation t…
to be one's duty or obligation... (The teacher looked down at t…
promulgate
exclaim , enact, implement, enforce, proclaim, a state or ann…
tarnish
defile, maculate, stain, sully, make dirty or spotty... (Pete R…
30 terms
(31)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
pillory
convoluted
impending
enmity
gibbet, criticize, censure, condemn, denigrate, lambaste, exc…
byzantine , involved , knotty , tangled , tortuous, labyrinth…
at hand, close at hand, imminent, impendent, close in time; a…
animosity, antagonism, acrimony, malevolence, bitterness ranc…
pillory
gibbet, criticize, censure, condemn, denigrate, lambaste, exc…
convoluted
byzantine , involved , knotty , tangled , tortuous, labyrinth…
30 terms
(26)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
corroborate
becoming
exhort
cardinal
affirm , confirm , substantiate , sustain, bear out , support…
comely, decent, decorous, stylish, elegant, seemly... appropriat…
barrack, pep up, urge on, cheer, inspire, root on, enjoin, bi…
central , fundamental , key , primal, of primary importance…
corroborate
affirm , confirm , substantiate , sustain, bear out , support…
becoming
comely, decent, decorous, stylish, elegant, seemly... appropriat…
30 terms
(25)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
dupe
macabre
telling
indigenous
con, fool, befool, gull, to trick or swindle, a victim... (The…
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, sick, loathsome, repugnant,…
significant and revealing of another factor... (Her unbecoming…
autochthonal(autochthonic , autochthonous) , endemic, origina…
dupe
con, fool, befool, gull, to trick or swindle, a victim... (The…
macabre
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, sick, loathsome, repugnant,…
31 terms
(33)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
rakish
veneer
consecrate
humdrum
dashing, debonair, stylish, jaunty, devil-may-care, raffish,…
covering consisting of a thin superficial layer that hides th…
bless, hallow, sanctify, to make holy or set apart for a high…
quotidian, commonplace, prosaic, unglamorous, monotonous, dul…
rakish
dashing, debonair, stylish, jaunty, devil-may-care, raffish,…
veneer
covering consisting of a thin superficial layer that hides th…
30 terms
(38)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
querulous
rustic
engender
entrenched
testy, tetchy, petulant, peevish, pettish, fretful, whiny, gr…
bumpkinly , hick , countrified , country field, unsophisticat…
beget, bring forth, father, generate, get, mother, sire, give…
fixed firmly or securely... (By the time we reach 60-years old,…
querulous
testy, tetchy, petulant, peevish, pettish, fretful, whiny, gr…
rustic
bumpkinly , hick , countrified , country field, unsophisticat…
40 terms
(39)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
disaffected
spurious
quotidian
unequivocal
ill-affected, malcontent, rebellious,... dissatisfied with the p…
specious, counterfeit, fraudulent, feigned, deceptive, phony,…
everyday, mundane, routine, unremarkable, diurnal, workaday,…
univocal, unambiguous
disaffected
ill-affected, malcontent, rebellious,... dissatisfied with the p…
spurious
specious, counterfeit, fraudulent, feigned, deceptive, phony,…
30 terms
(34)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
abysmal
antiquated
perquisite
snub
abyssal, unfathomable, extremely bad... (Coach Ramsey took his…
antediluvian , archaic, old-fashioned... (Aunt Betty had antiqu…
exclusive right , prerogative , privilege, perk,... a right rese…
rebuff, cut, disregard, ignore, repel, refuse to acknowledge;…
abysmal
abyssal, unfathomable, extremely bad... (Coach Ramsey took his…
antiquated
antediluvian , archaic, old-fashioned... (Aunt Betty had antiqu…
30 terms
(35)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
misogynist
obliging
resignation
relegate
woman hater... (Many have accused Hemingway of being a quiet mi…
complaisant, amiable, amenable, decent, generous, showing a c…
surrender, departure,... (Since Jack could not think of a convi…
bump, demote, break, kick downstairs, assign to a lower posit…
misogynist
woman hater... (Many have accused Hemingway of being a quiet mi…
obliging
complaisant, amiable, amenable, decent, generous, showing a c…
30 terms
(27)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
bastardization
raft
adequate
extenuating
an act that debases or corrupts... (The movie World War Z is a…
a large number of something... (Despite a raft of city ordinanc…
decent , enough,... good enough for what you need... (A very light…
mitigate, palliate, vindicate, justify, diminish, making less…
bastardization
an act that debases or corrupts... (The movie World War Z is a…
raft
a large number of something... (Despite a raft of city ordinanc…
40 terms
(45)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
histrionic
picayune
quixotic
hedge
stagy, exaggerated, melodramatic, overdone, dramatic, to be o…
fiddling, lilliputian, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, f…
romantic, wild-eyed, wildly idealistic; impractical, visionar…
duck, elude, evade, fudge, parry, put off, circumvent, dodge,…
histrionic
stagy, exaggerated, melodramatic, overdone, dramatic, to be o…
picayune
fiddling, lilliputian, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, f…
983 terms
Magoosh -GRE
galvanize
censure
wanting
harangue
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
lacking
Long, intense verbal attack, esp. when delivered publicly
galvanize
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
censure
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
40 terms
(42)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
precipitous
irrevocable
resurgent
haphazard
hasty, overhasty, precipitant, ... (He was expecting a precipit…
peremptory, immutable, permanent, incapable of being retracte…
renascent, rising again as to new life and vigor... (The team s…
slapdash, slipshod, sloppy, hit-or-miss, chaotic... (Many golf…
precipitous
hasty, overhasty, precipitant, ... (He was expecting a precipit…
irrevocable
peremptory, immutable, permanent, incapable of being retracte…
30 terms
(24)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
unnerve
candid
slapdash
telltale
perturb, daunt, enervate , faze , unsettle,... to make nervous o…
blunt , forthright , frank , free-spoken , outspoken , plains…
slipshod, sloppy, carelessly and hastily put together, haphaz…
revealing... (The many telltale signs of chronic smoking includ…
unnerve
perturb, daunt, enervate , faze , unsettle,... to make nervous o…
candid
blunt , forthright , frank , free-spoken , outspoken , plains…
31 terms
(51)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
abrogate
veritable
despot
misattribute
overturn, repeal, revoke, rescind, repudiate... (As part of the…
authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, truthfully, without a d…
oppressor, autocrat , tyrant, dictator... (Emperor Claudius was…
To erroneously attribute; to falsely ascribe; used especially…
abrogate
overturn, repeal, revoke, rescind, repudiate... (As part of the…
veritable
authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, truthfully, without a d…
48 terms
Magoosh GRE
harangue
calumny
prevaricate
ingenuous
a long pompous speech; a tirade (During last month's meeting,…
making of a false statement meant to injure a person's reputa…
to speak in an evasive way, responding only indirectly. (In h…
to be naïve and innocent (Two-years in Manhattan had changed…
harangue
a long pompous speech; a tirade (During last month's meeting,…
calumny
making of a false statement meant to injure a person's reputa…
162 terms
GRE Magoosh SET 1 (From Official Guide and Magoosh Questions)
treacherous
subterfuge
obsequiousness
cringing
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
a deceptive stratagem or device
fawning, excessively eager to please or obey
to shrink in fear
treacherous
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
subterfuge
a deceptive stratagem or device
162 terms
GRE Magoosh SET 1 (From Official Guide and Magoosh Questions)
treacherous
subterfuge
obsequiousness
cringing
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
a deceptive stratagem (A plan or scheme, especially one used…
fawning, excessively eager to please or obey
to shrink in fear
treacherous
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
subterfuge
a deceptive stratagem (A plan or scheme, especially one used…
983 terms
Magoosh GRE
galvanize
censure
wanting
harangue
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
lacking
Long, intense verbal attack, esp. when delivered publicly
galvanize
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
censure
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
30 terms
(52)Magoosh GRE Flashcards
machinate
untenable
immure
surreptitious
cabal, complot, conjure, conspire, engage in plotting or ente…
unjustifiable, indefensible, incapable of being defended or j…
jug, lag, incarcerate, remand, gaol(jail), imprison, put away…
furtive, sneaky, stealthy, taking pains not to be caught or d…
machinate
cabal, complot, conjure, conspire, engage in plotting or ente…
untenable
unjustifiable, indefensible, incapable of being defended or j…
Magoosh -GRE
galvanize
censure
wanting
harangue
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
lacking
Long, intense verbal attack, esp. when delivered publicly
galvanize
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
censure
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
983 terms
Magoosh -GRE
galvanize
censure
wanting
harangue
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
lacking
Long, intense verbal attack, esp. when delivered publicly
galvanize
to excite or inspire (someone) to action
censure
Strong disapproval or official reprimand (noun), to issue suc…
162 terms
GRE Magoosh SET 1 (From Official Guide and Magoosh Questions)
treacherous
subterfuge
obsequiousness
cringing
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
a deceptive stratagem or device
fawning, excessively eager to please or obey
to shrink in fear
treacherous
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
subterfuge
a deceptive stratagem or device
162 terms
GRE Magoosh SET 1 (From Official Guide and Magoosh Questions)
treacherous
subterfuge
obsequiousness
cringing
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
a deceptive stratagem or device
fawning, excessively eager to please or obey
to shrink in fear
treacherous
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
subterfuge
a deceptive stratagem or device
41 terms
Magoosh GRE
affront
contrived
dithering
evasive
(n) an action or remark that causes outrage or offense. = pro…
(adj) deliberately created rather than arising naturally or s…
(v) be indecisive. = vacillate
(adj) tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, especia…
affront
(n) an action or remark that causes outrage or offense. = pro…
contrived
(adj) deliberately created rather than arising naturally or s…
Magoosh GRE vocabulary words
Innocuous (adj)
Candid (adj)
Erratic (adj)
Bleak (adj)
harmless,... Most snakes are poisonous, while some are innocuous.
being straightforward and honest.... A person can also be candid…
unpredictable; deviating from the norm; incorrect; strange; u…
dark and gloomy; depressing... bleak prospects mean little or no…
Innocuous (adj)
harmless,... Most snakes are poisonous, while some are innocuous.
Candid (adj)
being straightforward and honest.... A person can also be candid…
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