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GRE - Set 5
abate
attenuate
burgeoning
boorish
v. subside or moderate
v. make thinner; weaken or lessen (in density, force, degree)
adj. flourishing; growing quickly; putting out buds
adj. rude; insensitive
abate
v. subside or moderate
attenuate
v. make thinner; weaken or lessen (in density, force, degree)
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GRE Vocabulary Set 5
unequivocal
explicit
satiate
austere
absolute; certain
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
to satisfy fully or overendulge
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
unequivocal
absolute; certain
explicit
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
50 terms
Divya GRE - Set 5
Frivolous
Persnickety
Respite
Duress
Unimportant... Lacking in seriousness or importance
Very particular, fussy
Pause from something, an interval of relief:
Compulsory force or threat, Pressure
Frivolous
Unimportant... Lacking in seriousness or importance
Persnickety
Very particular, fussy
40 terms
GRE set 5
gainsay
culpability
entrenched
audacious
deny or contradict, speak against or oppose
a state of guilt
fixed firmly or securely. "By the time we reach 60-years old,…
willing to be bold in social situations or to take risks.
gainsay
deny or contradict, speak against or oppose
culpability
a state of guilt
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 5
Replete... adj
Toady... noun
Fawn... verb
Grovel... verb
abundantly supplied; complete
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
to grovel
to humble oneself in a demeaning way
Replete... adj
abundantly supplied; complete
Toady... noun
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
16 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Alloy (verb)
Condign
Consequential
Die (noun)
To commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Appropriate to the crime; fitting, deserved
Pompous; self-important (primary: logically following, import…
A tool used for shaping (tool-and-die shop)
Alloy (verb)
To commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Condign
Appropriate to the crime; fitting, deserved
50 terms
Gre Set 5
ironic
jocular
lament
lavish
resulting in an unexpected and contrary outcome
said or done in jest
grieve; express sorrow
liberal; wasteful
ironic
resulting in an unexpected and contrary outcome
jocular
said or done in jest
50 terms
GRE Set 5
disingenuous
truism
vitiation
derogate
not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows…
a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or in…
invalidate, make less effective, corrupt
detract from
disingenuous
not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows…
truism
a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or in…
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Countenance
Exacting
Hearken
Intractable
facial expression; approve or tolerate
severe in making demands; requiring precise attention
listen to; pay attention to
difficult to control or manage; stubborn
Countenance
facial expression; approve or tolerate
Exacting
severe in making demands; requiring precise attention
49 terms
GRE Verbal Set 5
reticent
congenial
brusque
gregarious
reserved, quiet
friendly, agreeable
blunt, curt
friendly
reticent
reserved, quiet
congenial
friendly, agreeable
34 terms
GRE ROOT WORDS SET 5
TAC/TIC
TACT/TAG/TAM/TANG
TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN
TEND/TENDS/TENT/TENU
to be silent
to touch
to hold
to stretch, to thin
TAC/TIC
to be silent
TACT/TAG/TAM/TANG
to touch
GRE Math Set 5
How to solve a PERMUTATION problem... Ex…
How to solve a COMBINATION problem... Ex…
How to deal with STANDARD DEVIATION
How to solve certain QUADRATIC EQUATIO…
Factorials are useful for solving questions about permutation…
If the order or arrangement of the smaller group that's being…
SD is a measure of how spread out a set of numbers is. The gr…
Manipulate the equation so that everything is on the left and…
How to solve a PERMUTATION problem... Ex…
Factorials are useful for solving questions about permutation…
How to solve a COMBINATION problem... Ex…
If the order or arrangement of the smaller group that's being…
GRE Vocab Set 5
veracity
candor
albatross
wax
truthfulness
frankness
a seabird; a constant burden
to grow
veracity
truthfulness
candor
frankness
GRE Vocab Set 5
Frugality
Futile
Gainsay
Garrulous
N. Thrift; not wasting money
Adj. useless; hopeless
V. Deny
Adj. Loquacious; talkative
Frugality
N. Thrift; not wasting money
Futile
Adj. useless; hopeless
45 terms
GRE Set 5
indigence
indolent
inert
inexorable
extreme poverty
lazy, slothful
inactive; having little or no power to move
relentless, unyielding; not moved by pleading
indigence
extreme poverty
indolent
lazy, slothful
50 terms
GRE Word Set 5
Cent
Centigrade
Centimeter
Centipede
a hundredth of a dollar
a temperature system with one hundred degrees between the fre…
one hundredth of a meter
a creature with many legs
Cent
a hundredth of a dollar
Centigrade
a temperature system with one hundred degrees between the fre…
31 terms
GRE Set 5
engender
impudent
reticent
inexorable
give rise to
improperly forward or bold
disinclined to talk; not revealing one's thoughts
impossible to stop or prevent
engender
give rise to
impudent
improperly forward or bold
GRE words set 5
Coalesce
Coda
Cogent
Commensurate
To come together or unite... Suddenly, all the different ideas…
Concluding section of musical or literary piece... At the end o…
Appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing... Corrine…
Matching; corresponding in degree, size, or amount... Many job…
Coalesce
To come together or unite... Suddenly, all the different ideas…
Coda
Concluding section of musical or literary piece... At the end o…
GRE Words Set 5
enjoin
bridle/bristle
raconteur
demurely/self-effacingly
give instructions to
express anger
skilled storyteller
meekly
enjoin
give instructions to
bridle/bristle
express anger
100 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
Anecdote
Celerity
Dexterous
Extraneous
a brief amusing story
speed
skilful with hands
irrelevant
Anecdote
a brief amusing story
Celerity
speed
30 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
Scurrilous
Arcane
Harmonious
Acclamation
grossly or obscurely abusive... coarsely derisive
known or understood by very few ... obscure, esoteric
pleasant sound to the ear... marked by agreement
approval... a loud shout or demonstration of welcome
Scurrilous
grossly or obscurely abusive... coarsely derisive
Arcane
known or understood by very few ... obscure, esoteric
GRE Vocab Set 5
Alloy
Appropriate
Arrest, Arresting
August
v.... to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
v.... to take for one's own use; to confiscate
v./adj.... to suspend; to engage holding one's attention: as in…
adj.... majestic, venerable
Alloy
v.... to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Appropriate
v.... to take for one's own use; to confiscate
50 terms
GRE set 5
opprobrium
oscillate
ostentatious
paragon
noun, very strong disapproval or criticism of a person or thi…
verb, to move back and forth
adjective, showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious
noun, model of excellence or perfection
opprobrium
noun, very strong disapproval or criticism of a person or thi…
oscillate
verb, to move back and forth
GRE Vocabulary: Set 5
alloy
appropriate
arrest
august
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
to take for one's own use; to confiscate
to suspend; to engage; holding one's attention
majestic, venerable
alloy
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
appropriate
to take for one's own use; to confiscate
12 terms
GRE top vocabulary set 5
Dessicate
Desultory
Diatribe
Diffident
To dry out thoroughly
Jumping from one thing to another; disconnected
An abusive, condemnatory speech
Lacking self-confidence
Dessicate
To dry out thoroughly
Desultory
Jumping from one thing to another; disconnected
My GRE word set 5
apprise (v)
approbation (n)
arabesque (n)
arcane (adj)
to give notice to; to inform
approval; praise
the style of an elaborate or intricate pattern; also a dance…
mysterious; esoteric
apprise (v)
to give notice to; to inform
approbation (n)
approval; praise
21 terms
GRE Set 5
Maladroit
Pallid
Unequivocal
Incongruous
clumsy; unskillful
pale
clear; obvious
not fitting in; out of place
Maladroit
clumsy; unskillful
Pallid
pale
106 terms
GRE Vocab - Set 5
depreciate
clarion
aegis
disavow
to lessen in value
clear and shrill
shield; protection; sponsorship
to disown; to deny; to repudiate
depreciate
to lessen in value
clarion
clear and shrill
100 terms
GRE Set 5
garrulous
fatuous
soporific
collusion
tending to talk a lot
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
causing sleep or lethargy
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
garrulous
tending to talk a lot
fatuous
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
15 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
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
18 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
Ambivalent
Axiomatic
Solipsism
Avarice
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about somethingo…
Self-evident or unquestionable... Universally accepted principle…
The theory that only self exists... Extreme preoccupation with a…
Extreme greed for wealth or material gain ... Insatiable greed f…
Ambivalent
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about somethingo…
Axiomatic
Self-evident or unquestionable... Universally accepted principle…
GRE Set 5
Welter
Vicariously
Vacillated
Stymied
Disorderly mix; Clutter
Secondhand; Indirectly
Undecided about something
Thwarted; Blocked
Welter
Disorderly mix; Clutter
Vicariously
Secondhand; Indirectly
53 terms
GRE vocab set 5
Domineering
Eminent
Unobjectionable
Execrable
Assert ones will over another in an arrogant way; bossy
Famous and respected; prominent
Acceptable
Extremely bad
Domineering
Assert ones will over another in an arrogant way; bossy
Eminent
Famous and respected; prominent
20 terms
GRE set 5
irreparably
appurtenances
perfunctory
onerous
incapable of being fixed or repaired
Accessories
Carried out with minimum effort
troublesome or burdensome
irreparably
incapable of being fixed or repaired
appurtenances
Accessories
21 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
prevaricate
pristine
probity
problematic
lie, mislead, equivocate
unspoiled, unsullied, undefiled, pure, primitive
integrity, uprightness, rectitude, righteousness, incorruptib…
doubtful, uncertain, unsure
prevaricate
lie, mislead, equivocate
pristine
unspoiled, unsullied, undefiled, pure, primitive
22 terms
GRE VOCAB Set 5
Rrhea
Logo
Logorrhea
Prematurely
flooding of something
words, language
flooding of words
happening early
Rrhea
flooding of something
Logo
words, language
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
abeyance
amortize
assuage
cabal
temporary suppression or suspension
to diminish by installment payments
to make something unpleasant less severe
a secret group seeking to overturn something
abeyance
temporary suppression or suspension
amortize
to diminish by installment payments
46 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
alloy
appropriate
arrest
august
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
to take for one's own use; to confiscate
to suspend; to engage; holding one's attention
majestic; venerable
alloy
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
appropriate
to take for one's own use; to confiscate
GRE Vocab - Set 5
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
GRE Vocab. Set 5
Alacrity
Albedo
Albeit
Alchemical
N. cheerful willingness, eagerness; speed
N. the proportion of incident radiation
CONJ. even though; notwithstanding; although
ADJ. seemingly magical process of change
Alacrity
N. cheerful willingness, eagerness; speed
Albedo
N. the proportion of incident radiation
18 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Deference
Esoteric
Hoary
Tome
yielding to the judgement of another out of respect
obscure and difficult to understand
grayish white, old
large book
Deference
yielding to the judgement of another out of respect
Esoteric
obscure and difficult to understand
GRE set 5
Diaphanous
Debutante
Declivity
Demagogue
allowing light to show through, delicate
a young woman making debut in high society
a downward slope
a leader, a rabble-rouser; usually one appealing to emotion o…
Diaphanous
allowing light to show through, delicate
Debutante
a young woman making debut in high society
25 terms
GRE Set 5
Neologism... [noun]... (nee ah luh ji zuhm)
Exponent... [noun]... (ihk spoh nuhnt)... (ehk…
Apathy... [noun]... (aa pah thee)
Circumspect... [adj]... (suhr kuhm spehkt)
New word or expression... Aunt Mabel simply does not understand…
One who champions or advocates... The vice president was an ent…
Lack of interest or emotion... The apathy of voters is so great…
Cautious; aware of potential consequences... She was very circu…
Neologism... [noun]... (nee ah luh ji zuhm)
New word or expression... Aunt Mabel simply does not understand…
Exponent... [noun]... (ihk spoh nuhnt)... (ehk…
One who champions or advocates... The vice president was an ent…
25 terms
GRE VOCAB SET 5
Hapless
Garner
boor
Salient
unfortunate, having bad luck... syns: ill-fated, ill-starred, j…
to gather and store... syns: acquire, amass, glean, harvest, reap
a crude person; one lacking manners or taste... syns: clod, lou…
prominent; of notable significance ... syns: marked, noticeable…
Hapless
unfortunate, having bad luck... syns: ill-fated, ill-starred, j…
Garner
to gather and store... syns: acquire, amass, glean, harvest, reap
175 terms
GRE Vocab Set 5
inured
limelight
messianic
na
made tough by habitual exposure1
a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime w…
of or relating to a messiah promising deliverance
a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal grou…
inured
made tough by habitual exposure1
limelight
a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime w…
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
fallacious, fallacy
fanatical, fanatic
fanciful
fathom
(adj, noun)... Definition: Containing a fallacy, or mistake in…
(adj, noun)... Definition: Excessively devoted, enthusiastic, o…
(adj)... Definition: Whimsical, capricious; imaginary; freely i…
(verb)... Definition: Measure the depth of (usually of water) a…
fallacious, fallacy
(adj, noun)... Definition: Containing a fallacy, or mistake in…
fanatical, fanatic
(adj, noun)... Definition: Excessively devoted, enthusiastic, o…
50 terms
TheDarkLord GRE Set 5
babble
bacchanalian
badger
badinage
chat idly
drunken
pester;annoy;nag
Light and playful conversation
babble
chat idly
bacchanalian
drunken
60 terms
GRE VOCAB SET 5
farce
dogmatic
tenets
anathema
mockery
meaning opinionated
principles important to a group of people
to describe something that is cursed or loathed
farce
mockery
dogmatic
meaning opinionated
GRE Set 5
dovetail
lachrymose
myrmidon
artifice
join together... ex) "the ends of the logs were dovetailed"
tearful or given to weeping; inducing tears, sad... ex) "she was…
a hired ruffian or unscrupulous subordinate... ex) "he and his m…
clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used t…
dovetail
join together... ex) "the ends of the logs were dovetailed"
lachrymose
tearful or given to weeping; inducing tears, sad... ex) "she was…
GRE Vocab Set 5
ennui
acrimony
refractory
modish
boredom
bitterness
rebellious
fashionable
ennui
boredom
acrimony
bitterness
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