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GRE Hit Parade 14-15 Set 2
Canonical
Capricious
Censure
Chicanery
(adj.) Following in agreement with accepted traditional stand…
(adj.) Inclined to change one's mind impulsively, erratic, un…
(v) To criticize severely; to officially rebuke
(n) Tricky or subterfuge
Canonical
(adj.) Following in agreement with accepted traditional stand…
Capricious
(adj.) Inclined to change one's mind impulsively, erratic, un…
12 terms
GRE-Hit Parade Group-2 (Set 2)
Adulation (noun)
aesthetic (adjective)
ameliorate (verb)
ascetic (noun)
praise and admiration for someone that is more than they real…
connected with beauty and the study of beauty
to make a bad situation better or less harmful
living without any physical pleasures or comforts, especially…
Adulation (noun)
praise and admiration for someone that is more than they real…
aesthetic (adjective)
connected with beauty and the study of beauty
12 terms
GRE-Hit Parade Group 3 (Set 2)
acumen (noun)
adulterate (verb)
amalgamate (verb)
archaic (adjective)
the ability to think quickly and make good judgments
to make food or drink less pure by adding another substance o…
if two organizations amalgamate, or if one amalgamates with a…
old and no longer used
acumen (noun)
the ability to think quickly and make good judgments
adulterate (verb)
to make food or drink less pure by adding another substance o…
12 terms
GRE-Hit Parade Group 4 (Set 2)
derision (noun)
contemptuous (adjective)
desiccated (adjective)
dilettante (noun)
when you show that you think someone or something is stupid o…
showing that you think someone or something deserves no respect
desiccated food has been dried in order to preserve it
someone who is not serious about what they are doing or does…
derision (noun)
when you show that you think someone or something is stupid o…
contemptuous (adjective)
showing that you think someone or something deserves no respect
12 terms
GRE-Hit Parade Group 1 (Set 2)
axiomatic (adjective)
canonical (adjective)
capricious (adjective)
censure (noun)
something that is axiomatic does not need to be proved becaus…
according to canon law (canon: a standard, rule, or principle…
likely to change your mind suddenly or behave in an unexpecte…
the act of expressing strong disapproval and criticism
axiomatic (adjective)
something that is axiomatic does not need to be proved becaus…
canonical (adjective)
according to canon law (canon: a standard, rule, or principle…
81 terms
gre set 2 - hit parade 1
prose
hedonist
extirpated
conjecture
Any writing that is not poetry
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the mos…
exterminated; erased; destroy
Guess
prose
Any writing that is not poetry
hedonist
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the mos…
113 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
(n) An expression of praise.
(n) Excessive praise; intense adoration.
(adj) Dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or…
Abate
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
Accolade
(n) An expression of praise.
rebuentello GRE Hit Parade Group 1 Set 2
Lucid (adj)
Magnanimity (noun)
Martial (adj)
Mundane (adj)
to praise highly (adj form laudatory)
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp.…
associated with war and the armed forces
of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
Lucid (adj)
to praise highly (adj form laudatory)
Magnanimity (noun)
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp.…
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set 2 Really Hard GRE Vocabulary-Hit Parade+Barrons
Abeyance
Abjure
Accretion
Actuate
temporary suppression or suspension
(v.) to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
a growth in size; an increase in amount
put in motion or move to act; To motivate
Abeyance
temporary suppression or suspension
Abjure
(v.) to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
113 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
(n) An expression of praise.
(n) Excessive praise; intense adoration.
(adj) Dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or…
Abate
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
Accolade
(n) An expression of praise.
GRE Set 2.18
Euphony
sycophant
diaphonous
droll
pleasant, harmonious sound
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
allowing light to show through; delicate
amusing in a wry, subtle way
Euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
sycophant
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
42 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Magnanimity
Martial
Mundane
Nascent
(n.) the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart,…
(adj.) associated with war and the armed forces
(adj.) of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
(adj.) coming into being; in early developmental stages
Magnanimity
(n.) the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart,…
Martial
(adj.) associated with war and the armed forces
Hit Parade Set 2! :)
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade
an expression of praise
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
20 terms
GRE Set 2
Augury
Subterfuge
Anodynes
Insolvent
(n.) prophecy; prediction of events
(n.) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
(adj.) not likely to provoke offense or (n.) capable of relie…
(adj.) Bankrupt; unable to pay debts.
Augury
(n.) prophecy; prediction of events
Subterfuge
(n.) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
17 terms
GRE vocab set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
147 terms
GRE SET 2
magnanimous
egregious
singular
circumscribed
generous and understanding and tolerant
conspicuously bad or offensive
unusual or striking
restricted or limited
magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
45 terms
gre vocab. set 2
impassioned
orator
ebullience
precarious
filled with passionate emotion
a skillful public speaker
intense enthusiasm
UNCERTAIN
impassioned
filled with passionate emotion
orator
a skillful public speaker
145 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Dissemble
Sanguine
Homily
Venal
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
A sermon or morally instructive lecture; admonition. The prie…
Capable of being bought or bribed; corruptible. He avoided sp…
Dissemble
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Sanguine
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
17 terms
GRE Vocab Set 2
Accolade (noun)
Bucolic (adj)
Caustic (adj)
Demur (verb)
Expression of praise
Rustic, pastorial
burning, stinging
tk question, or oppose
Accolade (noun)
Expression of praise
Bucolic (adj)
Rustic, pastorial
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Epistle
sharp pungent (used of smells and tastes)
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter (form of communication)
Acrid
sharp pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Boorish
ill-mannered
GRE Vocab Set 2
abysmal
accretion
accrue
adamant
(adj) very bad
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
(v) to accumulate; to grow by additions
(adj) uncompromising, unyielding
abysmal
(adj) very bad
accretion
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
GRE, Set 2
aberration
malfeasance
tantamount
conciliate
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification:... His…
to overcome the distrust or hostility of; placate; win over:…
aberration
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
malfeasance
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
GRE Hit Parade #2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(verb) to lessen in intensity or degree
(noun) an expression of praise
(noun) excessive praise, intense adoration
(adj) dealing with, appreciate of, or responsive to art of th…
Abate
(verb) to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade
(noun) an expression of praise
20 terms
GRE - Set 2
satirical
germane
prescient
melancholy
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
appropriate, relevant
having foresight
sad, depressed
satirical
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
germane
appropriate, relevant
25 terms
Hit Parade Set 2
assuage (v)... "To help assuage my guilt…
burgeon (v)... "As car prices go down, c…
buttress (n)... "For over two centuries,…
capricious (adj)... "Because of his capr…
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
to grow rapidly or flourish
a support or prop, an external prop used to bolster a wall
inclined to change one's mind impulsively; eratic
assuage (v)... "To help assuage my guilt…
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
burgeon (v)... "As car prices go down, c…
to grow rapidly or flourish
17 terms
GRE Set 2
Ablution
Abnegate
Acidulous
Adventitious
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
slightly sour; sharp; caustic; moderately acid or tart.
associated with something by chance rather than as an integra…
Ablution
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abnegate
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate (v)
Accolade (n)
Adulation (n)
Aesthetic (adj)
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate (v)
to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade (n)
an expression of praise
41 terms
GRE Set 2
profligacy
ruminate
unavailed
averred
unrestrained by convention or morality; reckless waste
think deeply
futile, useless
state as a fact
profligacy
unrestrained by convention or morality; reckless waste
ruminate
think deeply
17 terms
Most common GRE vocab set 2
erudite
homogeneous
loquacious
opaque
Learned, scholarly, bookish
(adj) of the same kind; uniform throughout
(adj.) talkative, wordy; fond of talking
(adj.) not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense,…
erudite
Learned, scholarly, bookish
homogeneous
(adj) of the same kind; uniform throughout
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate(verb)
Accolade(noun)
Adulation (noun)
Aesthetic (adjective)
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate(verb)
to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade(noun)
an expression of praise
16 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Contretemps
Extirpate
Burgeon
Caustic
Unfortunate occurence; minor dispute
To tear up by roots; destroy
To grow rapidly or flourish
Burning or stinging; causing corrosion
Contretemps
Unfortunate occurence; minor dispute
Extirpate
To tear up by roots; destroy
GRE Vocab Set 2
Candor
Nonplussed
Dolorous
Aggrandize
the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness
surprised and confused so much that they are unsure how to re…
feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress
increase the power, status, or wealth of
Candor
the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness
Nonplussed
surprised and confused so much that they are unsure how to re…
17 terms
GRE SET 2
humdrum
dichotomies
ballads
oeuvre
dull
division into two contrasting parts
a story told or sung, usually in verse and accompanied by mus…
the complete work of an artist
humdrum
dull
dichotomies
division into two contrasting parts
20 terms
GRE - Set 2
deride
defile
allay
rarefy
v. to mock
v. to dirty; disgrace
v. to lessen, ease, or soothe
v. to make more refined
deride
v. to mock
defile
v. to dirty; disgrace
GRE set 2
irresolute
spurn
vacuous
derisive
uncertain how to act or proceed
reject with contempt
devoid of intelligence, matter or significance
abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
irresolute
uncertain how to act or proceed
spurn
reject with contempt
50 terms
Gre Set 2
arbitrary
archaic
ardent
arrogance
capricious; randomly chosen
ancient; out of date
intense; passionate
pride; haughtiness
arbitrary
capricious; randomly chosen
archaic
ancient; out of date
84 terms
GRE SET 2
connoisseur
credulous
elegy
dilatory
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste
tending to believe too readily
a mournful poem, especially one lamenting the dead
causing delay
connoisseur
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste
credulous
tending to believe too readily
97 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
cacophony
calumny
canon
cant
harsh, discordant sound
false charges made with the intention of harming the reputati…
a body of fundamental rules or standards; a set of sacred tex…
the use of trite or stock language, especially for insincere…
cacophony
harsh, discordant sound
calumny
false charges made with the intention of harming the reputati…
GRE - SET 2
abrogate
concomitant
tyro
noisome
revoke formally ; do away with ... ____ means to abolish or avo…
an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in…
someone new to a field or activity
extremely bad smell... unpleasant... And we ____ critics keep poin…
abrogate
revoke formally ; do away with ... ____ means to abolish or avo…
concomitant
an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in…
76 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(verb) to lessen in intensity or degree
(noun) an expression of praise
(noun) excessive praise, intense adoration
(adj) dealing with, appreciate of, or responsive to art of th…
Abate
(verb) to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade
(noun) an expression of praise
21 terms
GRE set 2
Verdant
Veracity
Verbose
Apostate
green with vegetation; inexperienced
filled with truth and accuracy.
wordy
One who renounces a religious faith.
Verdant
green with vegetation; inexperienced
Veracity
filled with truth and accuracy.
76 terms
GRE Hit Parade Group 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
v. to lessen in intensity or degree
n. an expression of praise
n. excessive praise; intense adoration
adj. dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or t…
Abate
v. to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade
n. an expression of praise
GRE Set 2
onerous
quixotic
pellucid
salubrious
(adj.) burdensome; involving hardship or difficulty
foolishly impractical and idealistic.
Transparent, translucent; clear, easy to understand
Healthy
onerous
(adj.) burdensome; involving hardship or difficulty
quixotic
foolishly impractical and idealistic.
10 terms
Gre words set 2
Insidious
Jubilant
celerity
fecklessness
Working in subtle but destructive way.
High spirited
noun - a rate that is rapid
noun - worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
Insidious
Working in subtle but destructive way.
Jubilant
High spirited
GRE Set 2
capricious
castigation
catalyst
caustic
unpredictable; fickle
punishment; severe criticism
agent that influences pace of chemical reaction while it rema…
burning; sarcastically biting
capricious
unpredictable; fickle
castigation
punishment; severe criticism
GRE vocabulary set 2
Abate
accolade
adulation
aesthestic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 2
Zephyr... noun
Antipathy... noun
Winsome... adj
Proclivity... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
extreme dislike
charming; happily engaging
a natural inclination or predisposition
Zephyr... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
Antipathy... noun
extreme dislike
12 terms
GRE-Hit Parade Group-2 (Set 3)
harsh (adjective)
jar (verb)
canon (noun)
castigate (verb)
harsh conditions are difficult to live in and very uncomforta…
to make someone feel annoyed or shocked
a standard, rule, or principle, or set of these, that are bel…
to criticize or punish someone severely
harsh (adjective)
harsh conditions are difficult to live in and very uncomforta…
jar (verb)
to make someone feel annoyed or shocked
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