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GRE Prep-Letter C
His research in Antarctica gave him a…
Do the students in the orchestra enjoy…
A born rebel, Katya was constitutional…
In the capacious areas of the railroad…
Prestige
dissonance, harsh noise; discordant, inharmonious
rule
spacious
His research in Antarctica gave him a…
Prestige
Do the students in the orchestra enjoy…
dissonance, harsh noise; discordant, inharmonious
34 terms
13 GRE letter C
cache
callow
castigate
catharsis
1. a quantity of things that have been hidden, especially wea…
young and not experienced in life (immature):... The --- apprent…
to criticize someone or something severely, reprimand.... The au…
the process of expressing strong feelings (e.x. in art) that…
cache
1. a quantity of things that have been hidden, especially wea…
callow
young and not experienced in life (immature):... The --- apprent…
461 terms
GRE Words letter C
cabal
cache
cacophonous
cadaver
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
hiding place; V.... a hidden store of things such as weapons... an…
discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of…
corpse; dead human body
cabal
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
cache
hiding place; V.... a hidden store of things such as weapons... an…
71 terms
GRE Vocabulary Letter C
Cacophony
Cant
Caprice
Catharsis
a harsh, inharmonious collection of sounds; dissonance
insincere or hypocritical statements of high ideals; the jarg…
a sudden, unpredictable, or whimsical change
a purging or relieving of the body or soul
Cacophony
a harsh, inharmonious collection of sounds; dissonance
Cant
insincere or hypocritical statements of high ideals; the jarg…
41 terms
GRE Vocab Letter 'C'
calibrate
capricious
castigate
catalyst
v. to precisely check a measuring instrument
adj. impulsive; prone to sudden change; fickle
v. to punish or criticize severely; to scold
n. a trigger for an event
calibrate
v. to precisely check a measuring instrument
capricious
adj. impulsive; prone to sudden change; fickle
62 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Letter C
cabal
cajole
callow
cacophony
a clique (often secret) that seeks power or their own goals -n
persuade or coax gently -v
immature, unsophisticated -adj
harsh unpleasant sound -n
cabal
a clique (often secret) that seeks power or their own goals -n
cajole
persuade or coax gently -v
33 terms
GRE Vocab Letter C
Capricious
calumny
cabal
caustic
changing one's mind quickly and often
a false and malicious accusation; misrepresentation
a secret group seeking to overturn something
biting in wit
Capricious
changing one's mind quickly and often
calumny
a false and malicious accusation; misrepresentation
14 terms
GRE Top Vocab-Letter C
Cacophony
Candid
Capricious
Castigate
harsh, jarring noise
impartial and honest in speech
changing one's mind quickly and often
to punish or criticize harshly
Cacophony
harsh, jarring noise
Candid
impartial and honest in speech
10 terms
GRE Letter 'C'
Conciliate
Corroborate
Calumny
Commensurate
To make peace with
To confirm or lend support to (usually an idea or claim)
A false statement meant to injure a person's reputation
In proportion or corresponding in degree or amount
Conciliate
To make peace with
Corroborate
To confirm or lend support to (usually an idea or claim)
54 terms
GRE letter C
Cacophonous
Cadge
Callous
Calumny
Unpleasant or harsh-sounding
To beg; sponge
Thick-skinned; insensitive
False and malicious accusation; slander
Cacophonous
Unpleasant or harsh-sounding
Cadge
To beg; sponge
GRE Prep-Letter B
His coarse, hard-bitten exterior belie…
Someone who is spoiling for a fight is…
Scrooge later become Tiny Tim's benefa…
The overgenerous philanthropist had to…
Misrepresent; contradict; give a false impression
Warlike
Gift giver; patron
Kindly; doing good
His coarse, hard-bitten exterior belie…
Misrepresent; contradict; give a false impression
Someone who is spoiling for a fight is…
Warlike
GRE Prep-Letter E
Amy's ebullient nature could not be re…
After the quarterback made a fumble th…
Winnie created an artificial environme…
The little squirt had the effrontery t…
showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
likeness, mannequin
to bloom
insolence; impudence, shameless boldness, sheer nerve, presum…
Amy's ebullient nature could not be re…
showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
After the quarterback made a fumble th…
likeness, mannequin
GRE Prep- Letter R
The kindergarten teacher was an excell…
The mountain climbers had difficulty b…
During the Cold War period, neighborin…
Courtiers and generals who incurred th…
Story teller
Made less dense [of a gas]
Formidable; steadfast; causing fear
Assign to an inferior position
The kindergarten teacher was an excell…
Story teller
The mountain climbers had difficulty b…
Made less dense [of a gas]
GRE Prep-Letter S
Many people with hay fever moved to mo…
The battle of Iwo Jima was unexpectly…
Let us not be too sanguine about the o…
Students who have not been particularl…
Healthful
Gory, murderous, bloody
Cheerful; hopeful; confident; cheeky
Diligent; persistent
Many people with hay fever moved to mo…
Healthful
The battle of Iwo Jima was unexpectly…
Gory, murderous, bloody
GRE Prep-Letter I
Deeply iconoclastic, Jean Genet delibe…
One of Richard Nixon's little idiosync…
Her idolatry of her favorite rock star…
All things change over time; nothing i…
Railing against sacred institutions; attacking cherished trad…
Peculiarity; individual trait, usually odd in nature; eccentr…
Worship of idols; excessive admiration
Unchangable
Deeply iconoclastic, Jean Genet delibe…
Railing against sacred institutions; attacking cherished trad…
One of Richard Nixon's little idiosync…
Peculiarity; individual trait, usually odd in nature; eccentr…
26 terms
GRE Vocabulary, Letter C
Cabal
Cajole
Callous
Candor
a secret political clique or faction.
persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flat…
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for othe…
the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness.
Cabal
a secret political clique or faction.
Cajole
persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flat…
453 terms
GRE: C letter
cabal
cache
Cacophonous
cadaver
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
hiding place;
discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of…
corpse; dead human body
cabal
small group of persons secretly united to promote their own i…
cache
hiding place;
GRE Prep-Letter Q
Unable to give the candidate full supp…
Even the most agreeable toddlers can b…
Aside from a few hundred teensy-weeny…
After the devastating eruption, fear o…
Limited; restricted
Fretful; whining; complaining
Minor objection or complaint
At rest; dormant
Unable to give the candidate full supp…
Limited; restricted
Even the most agreeable toddlers can b…
Fretful; whining; complaining
GRE Prep- Letter P
Jack's retirement party featured many…
Pavlov's experiment in which he trains…
Her fellow students disliked Lavinia b…
Silas Marner's parsimony did not allow…
a song of praise
model; example; pattern
standard of excellence; model of perfection
stinginess; excessive frugality
Jack's retirement party featured many…
a song of praise
Pavlov's experiment in which he trains…
model; example; pattern
GRE Prep-Letter A
Jane felt terribly abashed when she wa…
Rather than leaving immediately, they…
Given the aberrant nature of the data,…
The aboriginal peoples of northern Ala…
Humiliate, embarrassed
Subside or moderate (decrease in intensity)
Abnormal or deviant
Indigenous
Jane felt terribly abashed when she wa…
Humiliate, embarrassed
Rather than leaving immediately, they…
Subside or moderate (decrease in intensity)
GRE Prep-Letter D
The dearth of skilled labor compelled…
Even the best-mannered students have t…
When the visiting team failed to show…
In deference to the minster's request,…
scarcity
propriety, orderliness and good taste in manners
failure to act
courteously yielding to another
The dearth of skilled labor compelled…
scarcity
Even the best-mannered students have t…
propriety, orderliness and good taste in manners
GRE Prep-Letter F
A felicitous accompaniment to dinner i…
At the protest rally, the students che…
The senators engaged in a filibuster t…
When the opposing hockey team scored i…
apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
intensity of feeling; glowing ardor
block legislation by making long speeches
droop; grow feeble
A felicitous accompaniment to dinner i…
apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
At the protest rally, the students che…
intensity of feeling; glowing ardor
GRE Prep-Letter O
Was the president's spokesman trying t…
Helen valued people who behaved as if…
Cinderella's ugly stepsisters had the…
After her long flight, Jill just wante…
Bewilder, muddle; confuse; cause confusion
Slavishly attentive; servile; sycophantic
Despicable; hateful; vile
Forward; obtrusive; meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering…
Was the president's spokesman trying t…
Bewilder, muddle; confuse; cause confusion
Helen valued people who behaved as if…
Slavishly attentive; servile; sycophantic
35 terms
GRE Prep 'C' Words
Cacophony (n)
Canonical (adj)
Capricious (adj)
Cartography (n)
Harsh, disagreeing, or meaningless mixture of sounds
Authorized, recognized... Pertaining to the canon, or body of ac…
Acting on impulse, erratic
Mapmaking
Cacophony (n)
Harsh, disagreeing, or meaningless mixture of sounds
Canonical (adj)
Authorized, recognized... Pertaining to the canon, or body of ac…
44 terms
GRE Prep A-C
abate
abscond
abstain
abyss
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to leave secretly
to choose not to do something
an extremely deep hole
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
abscond
to leave secretly
293 terms
GRE Vocab Words - Letter C
cabal (n)
cache (n)
cachet (n)
cacophony (n)
small group of people united secretly to promote their intere…
hiding place; something hidden
superior status; prestige
jarring, unpleasant noise
cabal (n)
small group of people united secretly to promote their intere…
cache (n)
hiding place; something hidden
113 terms
A-C GRE PREP
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abhor
reduce, diminish
voluntarily formally give up throne, power, or responsibility
abnormal, deviant
detest, regard with disgust
abate
reduce, diminish
abdicate
voluntarily formally give up throne, power, or responsibility
165 terms
C Words - GRE Prep
cacophonous
cadge
caisson
cajole
(adj.) harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant
to beg; sponge
a large watertight chamber, open at the bottom from which the…
(v.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to decei…
cacophonous
(adj.) harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant
cadge
to beg; sponge
46 terms
GRE VOCAB WORDS LETTER C
Cacophony (n)
Cadge (v)
Cajole (v)
Calumniate (v)
Harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
To sponge, beg, or mooch
To inveigle, coax, wheedle, sweet-talk
To slander, make a false accusation
Cacophony (n)
Harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
Cadge (v)
To sponge, beg, or mooch
GRE Prep Letter M & N
I do not think he will be a good ambas…
Noted for his magnanimity, philanthtop…
Growing up in Pittsburgh, Annie Dillar…
His boss suspected him of malingering…
Politically crafty, cunning; double-dealing
Generosity
A powerful, successful person; person of prominence or influe…
Shirk; feigns illness to escape duty
I do not think he will be a good ambas…
Politically crafty, cunning; double-dealing
Noted for his magnanimity, philanthtop…
Generosity
48 terms
GRE Prep: Vocab- C
cabal
cache
cadge
callow
(n) small group of persons secretly united to promote their o…
(n) hiding place
(v) beg; mooch; panhandle
(adj) youthful; immature; inexperienced
cabal
(n) small group of persons secretly united to promote their o…
cache
(n) hiding place
70 terms
GRE Vocab, Letter B and C
baleful
bane
beatify
bedizen
sinister, pernicious, ominous
cause of injury, source of harm; source of persistent frustra…
to bless, make happy, or ascribe a virtue to; to regard as sa…
to adorn, especially in a cheap, showy manner; festoon, capar…
baleful
sinister, pernicious, ominous
bane
cause of injury, source of harm; source of persistent frustra…
81 terms
GRE Manhattan Prep- C
cabal
cajole
callous
calumnies
(n) a secret political clique or faction
(v) persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or…
(adj) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard fo…
(n) the making of false and defamatory statements in order to…
cabal
(n) a secret political clique or faction
cajole
(v) persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or…
73 terms
Appendix C of GRE book (letter A-I)
Abate
Abscond
Abyss
Adulterate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity. ... As the hurricane's…
To leave secretly. ... The patron ABSCONDED from the restaurant…
An extremely deep hole.... The submarine dove into the ABYSS to…
To make impure.... The chef made his ketchup last longer by ADUL…
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity. ... As the hurricane's…
Abscond
To leave secretly. ... The patron ABSCONDED from the restaurant…
21 terms
GRE Vocabulary Study Guide, Letter "C"
cacophonous
castigation
catalyst
caustic
adj; discordant, unpleasant-sounding, grating, stident
noun; verbal punishment, scolding, severe criticism, public c…
noun; someone or something that precipitates an action or cha…
adj; able to burn, dissolve, or corrode by chemical action, b…
cacophonous
adj; discordant, unpleasant-sounding, grating, stident
castigation
noun; verbal punishment, scolding, severe criticism, public c…
28 terms
GRE High-Frequency (Letter B-C)
Banal
Belie
Beneficent
Bombastic
Commonplace; trite
To contradict; misrepresent; give a false impression
Kindly; doing good
Pompous; using inflated language
Banal
Commonplace; trite
Belie
To contradict; misrepresent; give a false impression
GRE Prep-Letters T, U, V
She felt that she had her parents' tac…
Do you have the temerity to argue with…
Every time the boss holds a meeting, h…
A torpid sloth that refused to budge o…
Understood without being spoken
Boldness; rashness
Extended scolding; denunciation; harangue
Lethargic; inactive
She felt that she had her parents' tac…
Understood without being spoken
Do you have the temerity to argue with…
Boldness; rashness
58 terms
Barron's GRE Word List # 9 With examples Letter C
champion
charlatan
chary
chase
v. support militantly. Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel…
n. quack; pretender to knowledge. When they realized that the…
adj. cautious; sparing or restrained about giving. A prudent,…
v. ornament a metal surface by indenting. With his hammer, he…
champion
v. support militantly. Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel…
charlatan
n. quack; pretender to knowledge. When they realized that the…
76 terms
GRE Prep- Essential Vocab: A-C
aberrant
abjure
admonish
affectation (affected = adj)
abnormal, deviant
give up, renounce; ... repudiate, recant, or shun
mildly scold; ... caution, advise, or remind to do something
fake behavior adopted to give a certain impression
aberrant
abnormal, deviant
abjure
give up, renounce; ... repudiate, recant, or shun
319 terms
Manhattan Prep GRE Vocab (A-C)
abate
aberrant
abet
abhorrent
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
(adj) abnormal, deviant
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
(adj.) disgusting; causing loathing
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
aberrant
(adj) abnormal, deviant
63 terms
Manhattan Prep - GRE Flash Cards (B-C)
Balk (v)
Base (adj)
Belie (v)
Benign (adj)
refuse to proceed
morally low; dishonorable; little or no value
contradict or misrepresent
harmless; favorable; not cancerous
Balk (v)
refuse to proceed
Base (adj)
morally low; dishonorable; little or no value
44 terms
Barron's GRE Word List # 8 With examples Letter C
canto
canvass
capillary
*capricious
n. division of a long poem. Dante's poetic masterpiece The Di…
v. determine or seek opinions, votes, etc. After ___ing the s…
adj. having a very fine bore. The changes in surface tension…
adj. unpredictable; fickle. The storm was ____ : it changed c…
canto
n. division of a long poem. Dante's poetic masterpiece The Di…
canvass
v. determine or seek opinions, votes, etc. After ___ing the s…
23 terms
Barron's GRE Word List # 7 With examples Letter C
cabal
cache
*cacophonous
cadence
n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their ow…
n. hiding place. The detectives followed the suspect until he…
adj. discordant; inharmonious. Do the students in the orchest…
n. rhythmic rise and fall ( of words or sounds); beat. Marchi…
cabal
n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their ow…
cache
n. hiding place. The detectives followed the suspect until he…
10 terms
The Top Ten GRE Words Beginning with the Letter 'C' / http://magoosh.com/gre/2011/the-top-ten-gre-words-beginning-with-the-letter-%E2%80%98c%E2%80%99/
Conciliate
Corroborate
Calumny
Commensurate
to make peace with
to confirm or lend support to (usually an idea or claim)
a false statement meant to injure a person's reputation
in proportion or corresponding in degree or amount
Conciliate
to make peace with
Corroborate
to confirm or lend support to (usually an idea or claim)
77 terms
Brainiac GRE Vocabulary: C
Cacophony
Calumny
Canard
Candid
Harsh, discordant, or meaningless mixture of sounds
Malicious lie intended to hurt someone's reputation; the act…
Rumor, a false or baseless story
Open, sincere, honest
Cacophony
Harsh, discordant, or meaningless mixture of sounds
Calumny
Malicious lie intended to hurt someone's reputation; the act…
302 terms
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.
81 terms
Brainiac GRE Vocabulary: D
Daunt
Debase
Debunk
Declaim
Discourage, dishearten, lesson the courage of
Degrade; lower in quality, value, rank, etc.; lower in moral…
Expose, ridicule, or disprove false or exaggerated claims
Speak in an impassioned, pompous, or oratorical manner; give…
Daunt
Discourage, dishearten, lesson the courage of
Debase
Degrade; lower in quality, value, rank, etc.; lower in moral…
82 terms
Brainiac GRE Vocabulary: I
Iconoclast
Idiosyncrasy
Idolatry
Idyllic
Attacker of cherished beliefs or institutions
Characteristic or habit peculiar to an individual; peculiar q…
Idol worship; excessive or unthinking devotion or adoration
Presenting a positive, peaceful view of rural life (as poetry…
Iconoclast
Attacker of cherished beliefs or institutions
Idiosyncrasy
Characteristic or habit peculiar to an individual; peculiar q…
41 terms
Brainiac GRE Vocabulary: F
Facetious
Facilitate
Faction
Fallacious
Joking, humorous, esp. inappropriately; not serious, concerne…
Make easier, help the progress of
Group or clique within a larger organization; party strife an…
Containing a fallacy, or mistake in logic; logically unsound;…
Facetious
Joking, humorous, esp. inappropriately; not serious, concerne…
Facilitate
Make easier, help the progress of
43 terms
Brainiac GRE Vocabulary: M
Machination Or Machinations
Maelstrom
Magnanimous
Magnate
Crafty schemes or plots
Violent whirlpool; any chaotic, turbulent situation
High-minded, noble, lofty; generous in forgiving others, free…
Very important or influential person, esp. in business
Machination Or Machinations
Crafty schemes or plots
Maelstrom
Violent whirlpool; any chaotic, turbulent situation
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