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GRE SET 4
Ostentatious
Ignoble
Discrete
Adamant
adj: intended to attract notice and impress others; tawdry or…
adj: dishonorable ... "In 1919 the World Series was rigged--an…
adj: constituting a separate entity or part ... "what was once…
adj: refusing to change one's mind ... "Civil rights icon Rosa…
Ostentatious
adj: intended to attract notice and impress others; tawdry or…
Ignoble
adj: dishonorable ... "In 1919 the World Series was rigged--an…
224 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 4
Dilatory
Maintain
Disparate
Innocuous
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar.
not harmful or injurious; harmless; not likely to irritate or…
Dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
Maintain
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
24 terms
GRE Set 4
Cabal
Cacophony
Calumny
Canard
a secret group seeking to overturn something... the boys on the…
harsh, jarring noise... the junior high orchestra created an al…
a false and malicious accusation; misrepresentation... the unsc…
a lie... that tabloid's feature story about a goat giving birth…
Cabal
a secret group seeking to overturn something... the boys on the…
Cacophony
harsh, jarring noise... the junior high orchestra created an al…
20 terms
GRE - Set 4
arduous
abashed
indigent
caustic
adj. extremely difficult; laborious
adj. to be embarrassed
adj. very poor
adj. sarcastically biting; burning
arduous
adj. extremely difficult; laborious
abashed
adj. to be embarrassed
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
gregarious
replete
repose
quotidian
outgoing; sociable
abundantly supplied; complete
relaxation; leisure
occurring daily; commonplace
gregarious
outgoing; sociable
replete
abundantly supplied; complete
20 terms
GRE - Set 4
admonition
temerity
mitigate
inordinate
n. mild reproof
n. boldness; rashness
v. to become less harsh, severe, or painful; alleviating
adj. not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; exce…
admonition
n. mild reproof
temerity
n. boldness; rashness
50 terms
Divya GRE - Set 4
Repression
Elusive
Tumultuous
Exalted
suppression... Keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried…
Difficult to find or achieve... Hard to grasp
Confused noise... noisy and disorderly
High ranking , raised or elevated
Repression
suppression... Keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried…
Elusive
Difficult to find or achieve... Hard to grasp
GRE set 4
profligate
upbraid
parsimonious
extant
spending resources reclessly and wastefully
to scold
extremely frugal, miserly
still in existence (usually refers to documents).
profligate
spending resources reclessly and wastefully
upbraid
to scold
GRE Set 4
lugubrious
nonplussed
palpable
imponderable
very sad and serious
feel confused and bewildered
obvious
something that cannot be exactly measured, judged, or calcula…
lugubrious
very sad and serious
nonplussed
feel confused and bewildered
50 terms
Gre Set 4
exuberance
facilitate
fallow
falter
joyful enthusiasm
help bring about; make less difficult
plowed but not sowed farmland
to hesitate
exuberance
joyful enthusiasm
facilitate
help bring about; make less difficult
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 4
Peripatetic... adj
Perfunctory... adj
Perfidious... adj
Peregrinate... verb
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
done in a routine way; indifferent
willing to betray one's trust
to wander from place to place; to travel; especially on foot
Peripatetic... adj
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
Perfunctory... adj
done in a routine way; indifferent
71 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Acerbic (adj.)
Aggrandize (verb)
Alchemy (noun)
Amenable (adj.)
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, esp.…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
Acerbic (adj.)
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
Aggrandize (verb)
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
14 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Badinage
Astringent
Garrulous
Inimical
Banter; humorous or witty conversation
Harsh; severe; having a tightening effect on tissue
Pointlessly talkative
Damaging; harmful; injurious
Badinage
Banter; humorous or witty conversation
Astringent
Harsh; severe; having a tightening effect on tissue
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
contrive
provincial
pertinaceous
divisive
create or bring about (an object or situation) by deliberate…
local or regional; narrow in scope (parochial)
holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action
tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people
contrive
create or bring about (an object or situation) by deliberate…
provincial
local or regional; narrow in scope (parochial)
100 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Sedulous
Shard
Soporific
Sparse
diligent; persistent; hard-working
a piece of broken pottery or glass
causing drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
thin; not dense; arranged at widely spaced intervals
Sedulous
diligent; persistent; hard-working
Shard
a piece of broken pottery or glass
67 terms
GRE Set 4
enmity
demagoguery
bellicose
adumbrate
feeling opposed or hostile
is an appeal to people that plays on their emotions and preju…
demonstrating aggression, willingness to fight
represent in an outline, indicate faintly, foreshadow or symb…
enmity
feeling opposed or hostile
demagoguery
is an appeal to people that plays on their emotions and preju…
GRE Set 4
felicitous
fervor
flag
fledgling
very well suited for some purpose or situation... : pleasant, d…
a strong feeling of excitement and enthusiasm, intense heat
droop; grow feeble
inexperienced; to acquire the feathers necessary for flight o…
felicitous
very well suited for some purpose or situation... : pleasant, d…
fervor
a strong feeling of excitement and enthusiasm, intense heat
71 terms
GRE words set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
yeah don't need adefinition
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
aggrandize
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
40 terms
GRE set 4
Inclement
Intransigent
Stolid
debonair
(adj) Of a person that is or action that is harsh and unmerci…
Unwilling to change one's views or agree about something. Syn…
Doesn't show emotion, calm.
(Of a man) Confident, stylish and gentlemanly.
Inclement
(adj) Of a person that is or action that is harsh and unmerci…
Intransigent
Unwilling to change one's views or agree about something. Syn…
22 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Affability
Incongruous
Fortuitous
Fastidiousness
Being friendly
Not in harmony with
Happening by mistake or with luck
Particular; hard to please
Affability
Being friendly
Incongruous
Not in harmony with
11 terms
GRE top vocabulary set 4
Chauvinst
Chicanery
Cogent
Condone
Someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which one belongs
Deception by means of craft or guile
Convincing and well reasoned
To overlook, pardon, or disregard
Chauvinst
Someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which one belongs
Chicanery
Deception by means of craft or guile
49 terms
GRE Verbal Set 4
abatement
irradiation
ebbing
proscribe
lessening, a decline
improvement, education, betterment
subside, decline
to denounce or condemn a thing as dangerous or harmful
abatement
lessening, a decline
irradiation
improvement, education, betterment
224 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 4
Dilatory
Maintain
Disparate
Innocuous
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar.
not harmful or injurious; harmless; not likely to irritate or…
Dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
Maintain
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
GRE Math Set 4
How to find an AVERAGE RATE... Example 1…
How to solve a COMBINED WORK PROBLEM…
How to solve a DILUTION or MIXTURE pro…
How to solve a GROUP problem involving…
Find the ratio of totals.... Average A per B = Total A/Total B…
Work formula states that the inverse of the time it would tak…
There are two approaches to such problems - the straightforwa…
Group 1 + Group 2 + Neither - Both = Total... Example: Of the 1…
How to find an AVERAGE RATE... Example 1…
Find the ratio of totals.... Average A per B = Total A/Total B…
How to solve a COMBINED WORK PROBLEM…
Work formula states that the inverse of the time it would tak…
GRE Vocab Set 4
distension
expatiation
tendentious
bucolic
physical swelling
to speak or write at length
opinionated, bias
rustic, pastoral
distension
physical swelling
expatiation
to speak or write at length
38 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
iconoclast
imbroglio
impecunious
impetuous
one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or inst…
an extremely confused, complicated or embarrassing situation…
without money
impulsive
iconoclast
one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or inst…
imbroglio
an extremely confused, complicated or embarrassing situation…
GRE set 4
Trepidation
Insouciance
Viteolic
Salubrious
Hesitation
Light heartedness
Acidic/corrosive
Healthy
Trepidation
Hesitation
Insouciance
Light heartedness
72 terms
GRE Set 4
Acerbic
Aggrandize
Alchemy
Amenable
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, espe…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
Acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
Aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
GRE Words Set 4
clemency
loath
aplomb
conspicuous
leniency and compassion
reluctant
composure under strain
obvious
clemency
leniency and compassion
loath
reluctant
GRE words set 4
Cabal
Cachinnate
Cacophony
Cajole
a scheme or plot; a group of plotters... The stock price of a h…
to laugh loudly... The mad scientist began to _____ after he th…
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance... Gerald can't sl…
to inveigle; to coax through flattery... The director had to __…
Cabal
a scheme or plot; a group of plotters... The stock price of a h…
Cachinnate
to laugh loudly... The mad scientist began to _____ after he th…
80 terms
GRE PrincetonReview 2015 Set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, esp.…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power influence, or prestige
30 terms
GRE Vocab Set 4
Duress
Ebullience
Ignoble
Precarious
coercion... compulsion by threat or force
high spirits... exhilaration... exuberance
low character, grade, or quality... inferior
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control or on the wil…
Duress
coercion... compulsion by threat or force
Ebullience
high spirits... exhilaration... exuberance
50 terms
GRE set 4
incongruity
inconsequential
incorporate
indeterminate
noun, state of not fitting
adjective, insignificant; unimportant
verb, introduce something into another thing already in exist…
adjective, uncertain; indefinite
incongruity
noun, state of not fitting
inconsequential
adjective, insignificant; unimportant
100 terms
GRE Vocab Set 4
Ambivalence
Cantankerous
Derogatory
Exemplify
lack of clarity; wavering; being undecided
bad-tempered; quarrelsome
uncomplimentary
to serve as a good example
Ambivalence
lack of clarity; wavering; being undecided
Cantankerous
bad-tempered; quarrelsome
72 terms
GRE set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
sour or bitter taste
to increase in intensity
transmutation of minerals
agreeable
acerbic
sour or bitter taste
aggrandize
to increase in intensity
50 terms
GRE Word Set 4
Decadent
Recidivist
Accent
Chant
decaying; deteriorating
one who repeatedly relapses, as into crime
prominence of a syllable in terms of pronunciation
a song; singing
Decadent
decaying; deteriorating
Recidivist
one who repeatedly relapses, as into crime
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
diverge, divergent
divest
divine
document
(verb, adj)... Definition: Differ, deviate; branch off or turn…
(verb)... Definition: Deprive or strip of a rank, title, etc.,…
(verb)... Definition: Discover through divination or supernatur…
(verb)... Definition: Support with evidence, cite sources in a…
diverge, divergent
(verb, adj)... Definition: Differ, deviate; branch off or turn…
divest
(verb)... Definition: Deprive or strip of a rank, title, etc.,…
My GRE word set 4
apocryphal (adj)
apogee (n)
apostate (n)
apotheosis (n)
of doubtful of questionable authenticity
farthest or highest point; culmination; zenith
one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
apocryphal (adj)
of doubtful of questionable authenticity
apogee (n)
farthest or highest point; culmination; zenith
GRE Vocabulary: Set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
having a bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, espe…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
acerbic
having a bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
20 terms
GRE Set 4
Impecunious
Ambulatory
Impious
Precipitous
having no money
able to walk around
wicked; profane
done in a hurry
Impecunious
having no money
Ambulatory
able to walk around
GRE set 4
Canard
Cabal
Chaos
Chauvinist
a lie
a secret group seeking to overturn something
great disorder; a confused situation
Someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which he or she bel…
Canard
a lie
Cabal
a secret group seeking to overturn something
25 terms
GRE set 4
Sangfroid (N)
Parvenu (N)
Demur (V)
Melee (N)
means cold-blooded. It is defined as calmness and poise, espe…
a person who has recently acquired wealth, and has therefore…
to object or express reluctance to do something
means a wild, confusing fight or struggle
Sangfroid (N)
means cold-blooded. It is defined as calmness and poise, espe…
Parvenu (N)
a person who has recently acquired wealth, and has therefore…
GRE Vocab Set 4
Acerbic (adj)
Aggrandize (v)
Alchemy (n)
Amenable (adj)
Having a sour or bitter taste or character
To increase in intensity, power, or influence
Medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals (base m…
Agreeable; responsive to suggestion
Acerbic (adj)
Having a sour or bitter taste or character
Aggrandize (v)
To increase in intensity, power, or influence
62 terms
GRE Vocab Set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
amenable
astringent
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
having a tightening effect on living tissue; harsh; severe
acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
GRE set 4
Impeccable
Vigour
Cautious
Politic
Faultless... Impeccable taste in music.
Physical strength or good health
Careful to avoid potential problems or danger. A cautious dan…
Showing good judgment especially in dealing with other people…
Impeccable
Faultless... Impeccable taste in music.
Vigour
Physical strength or good health
34 terms
GRE set 4
Abridge
Discrepency
Burgeon
Abrasive
Condense or curtail; shorten by omitting parts throughout whi…
Difference or inconsistency.- Noun
Grow or flourish rapidly; put forth buds or shoots.-Verb
Rough, suitable for grinding or polishing; causing irritation…
Abridge
Condense or curtail; shorten by omitting parts throughout whi…
Discrepency
Difference or inconsistency.- Noun
13 terms
GRE Vocab Set 4
capricious
castigation
catalyst
caustic
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
(n.) severe criticism or punishment
(n.) a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction;…
(adj.) able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, s…
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
castigation
(n.) severe criticism or punishment
GRE Set 4
hidebound
juxtaposition
impinge
inveterate
unwilling or unable to change because of tradition
placing things close together for the purpose of contrast
have a negative impact, encroach
having a long-established habit
hidebound
unwilling or unable to change because of tradition
juxtaposition
placing things close together for the purpose of contrast
15 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Obsequious
Polemical
Equivocate
Larceny
servile; submissive
causing debate or argument
speak ambiguously; avoid telling the truth
theft; robbery; stealing
Obsequious
servile; submissive
Polemical
causing debate or argument
80 terms
GRE PrincetonReview 2015 Set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, esp.…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power influence, or prestige
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