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Divya GRE - Set 8
Amenable
Harangue
Laconic
colossal
Easily persuaded
A scolding or a long or intense verbal attack;... noisy, attacki…
Using few words
humungous... huge
Amenable
Easily persuaded
Harangue
A scolding or a long or intense verbal attack;... noisy, attacki…
17 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 8
Meretricious
Minatory
Nonplussed
Obstreperous
Cheap, gaudy, tawdry, flashy
Menacing, threatening (rooted in Minotaur)
Baffled, bewildered; at a loss for what to do or think
Noisily and stubbornly defiant; aggressively boisterous
Meretricious
Cheap, gaudy, tawdry, flashy
Minatory
Menacing, threatening (rooted in Minotaur)
62 terms
GRE Set 8
dissimulation
patent
spurious
tacit
concealment of one's thoughts, pretense, dishonesty
obvious
false or fake
implied
dissimulation
concealment of one's thoughts, pretense, dishonesty
patent
obvious
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GRE set 8
abstain
amulet
anodyne
amortize
to choose not to do something
an ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
something that calms or soothes pain
to diminish by installment payments
abstain
to choose not to do something
amulet
an ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
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GRE Vocab set 8
inkling
hindsight
venality
astute
N-COUNT If you have an inkling of something, you have a vague…
N-UNCOUNT Hindsight is the ability to understand and realize…
n. 唯利是图;贪赃枉法;受贿
ADJ If you describe someone as astute, you think they show an…
inkling
N-COUNT If you have an inkling of something, you have a vague…
hindsight
N-UNCOUNT Hindsight is the ability to understand and realize…
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GRE Vocabulary Set 8
panegyric
abate
sobriquet
philistine
elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
nickname
a person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of in…
panegyric
elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
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GRE top vocabulary set 8
Exigent
Exonerate
Explicit
Fanatical
Urgent; requiring immediate action
To clear of blame
Clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
Acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquest…
Exigent
Urgent; requiring immediate action
Exonerate
To clear of blame
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GRE Vocab Set 8
Plasticity
Platitude
Plethora
Porous
N. Ability to be molded
N. Trite remark; commonplace statement
N. Excess, abundance
Adj. Full of pores
Plasticity
N. Ability to be molded
Platitude
N. Trite remark; commonplace statement
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GRE Set 8
Recalcitrant
Puerile
Intractable
Cowed
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
childish
difficult, stubborn
intimidated
Recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
Puerile
childish
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My GRE word set 8
baleful (adj)
beatify (v)
behemoth (n)
beleaguer (v)
Ominous, sinister, malign, dire
To make supremely happy.
something very large;an enormous animal or person
to surround; to besiege; to harass
baleful (adj)
Ominous, sinister, malign, dire
beatify (v)
To make supremely happy.
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TheDarkLord GRE SET8
champion
charlaton
chary
chaste
support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or su…
trickster claiming knowledge he/she doesn't have;
wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give
morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts;…
champion
support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or su…
charlaton
trickster claiming knowledge he/she doesn't have;
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Gre set 8
sportive
stark
stoic or stoical
stolid
(adj)... playful, merry, joking around, done "in sport" (rather…
(adj)... complete, total, utter; harsh or grim; extremely simple…
(adj, noun)... indifferent to pleasure or pain, enduring without…
(adj)... unemotional, showing little emotion, not easily moved…
sportive
(adj)... playful, merry, joking around, done "in sport" (rather…
stark
(adj)... complete, total, utter; harsh or grim; extremely simple…
GRE words set 8
Dulcet
Dynamo
Ebullience
Eccentric
Melodious; pleasant-sounding... The ____ tomes of her voice lul…
generator; forceful, energetic person... The visionary ____ had…
The quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts…
Departing from norms or conventions... The new physics professo…
Dulcet
Melodious; pleasant-sounding... The ____ tomes of her voice lul…
Dynamo
generator; forceful, energetic person... The visionary ____ had…
GRE Vocab Set 8
castigation
catalyst
caustic
chary
criticism/punishment
change
burning
wary
castigation
criticism/punishment
catalyst
change
59 terms
GRE set 8
untoward
maunder
contingent
incumbent
inconvenient
wander
small group
necessary
untoward
inconvenient
maunder
wander
600 terms
GRE SET 8
pertinent
peruse
pervade
pervious
a.有关的,相关的
v.细读,精读
v.弥漫,普及
a.可渗透的
pertinent
a.有关的,相关的
peruse
v.细读,精读
36 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
moribund
debased
opprobrium
fulmination
dying
dissolute
strong criticism or protest
strong criticism or protest
moribund
dying
debased
dissolute
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GRE Words Set 8
brazen
garrulous
tempered
esoteric
unrestrained by convention or propriety
full of trivial conversation
moderated in effect
confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner c…
brazen
unrestrained by convention or propriety
garrulous
full of trivial conversation
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GRE Vocab Set 8
Atheist
Colloquial
Dotard
Furrow
person who does not believe in God
local and informal (used of language)
foolish old man
groove
Atheist
person who does not believe in God
Colloquial
local and informal (used of language)
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GRE Word Set 8
Verdict
Condign
Dignitary
Dignity
a judgment or decision
well deserved; fitting; adequate
a person who hold a high rank or office
nobility or elevation of character; worthiness
Verdict
a judgment or decision
Condign
well deserved; fitting; adequate
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4000 words for GRE vocabulary Set 8
aphasia
aphorism
aplomb
apocalyptic
speechless
maxim
poise
ominous, doomed
aphasia
speechless
aphorism
maxim
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GRE Vocab - Set 8
placebo
berserk
chastise
Pyrrhic victory
harmless, phony medicine; something said or done to soothe
frenzied; violently destructive
to punish; to purify
success gained at too high a cost
placebo
harmless, phony medicine; something said or done to soothe
berserk
frenzied; violently destructive
96 terms
GRE Vocab - Set 8
Archetype
Clemency
Disinterested
Flout
classic example of
mercy
unbiased
defy; reject
Archetype
classic example of
Clemency
mercy
18 terms
GRE Set 8
proscribed
supercilious
declaimed
jejune
forbidden, denounced, condemned
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
deliver a speech in an impassioned way OR forcefully protest/…
naive, simplistic, and superficial
proscribed
forbidden, denounced, condemned
supercilious
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
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GRE Set 8
Bombastic... [adj]... (bahm baast ihk)
Venerate... [verb]... (vehn uhr ayt)
Redress... [noun]... (rih drehs)
Numismatics... [noun]... (nu miz maa tiks)
Pompous in speech and manner... Musolini's speeches were mostly…
To respect deeply... In a traditional Confucian society, the yo…
Relief from wrong or injury... Seeking redress for the injuries…
Coin collecting... Tomas's passion for numismatics has resulted…
Bombastic... [adj]... (bahm baast ihk)
Pompous in speech and manner... Musolini's speeches were mostly…
Venerate... [verb]... (vehn uhr ayt)
To respect deeply... In a traditional Confucian society, the yo…
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GRE word set 8
bedizen
belie
bellicose
benign
to adorn, especially in a cheap, showy manner; festoon, capar…
to give false impression of, to misrepresent
belligerent, pugnacious, warlike
favorable, harmless
bedizen
to adorn, especially in a cheap, showy manner; festoon, capar…
belie
to give false impression of, to misrepresent
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GRE Vocabulary Set 8
capitulate
ossify
preclude
Sanctimonious
surrender, give in
1. turn to bone; 2. become fixed and rigid
prevent or make impossible
hypocritically holy
capitulate
surrender, give in
ossify
1. turn to bone; 2. become fixed and rigid
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SET 8 GRE WORDS
Pristine
Probity
Promulgate
Proinquity
pure
honest
declare
kindship
Pristine
pure
Probity
honest
18 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 8 (Sep. 7)
Logorrhea
Cahoot
Exasperate
Snuff out
Excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness; a…
Usually used in phrase "in cahoots"... In an alliance or partner…
To make (someone) very angry or annoyed. Irritate intensely;…
Put an end to; kill. To extinguish, destroy, eliminate, get r…
Logorrhea
Excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness; a…
Cahoot
Usually used in phrase "in cahoots"... In an alliance or partner…
22 terms
GRE set 8
verisimilitude
mawkish
celeritous
dilettante
Appearing to be real, plausible, believable
excessively sentimental... or insincerely emotional
Swift, speedy, fast
amateur or superficial interest in a topic
verisimilitude
Appearing to be real, plausible, believable
mawkish
excessively sentimental... or insincerely emotional
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 8
abstain
analgesia
augury
canard
to choose not to do something
a lessening of pain without loss of consciousness
a prophecy; a prediction of events
a lie
abstain
to choose not to do something
analgesia
a lessening of pain without loss of consciousness
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GRE Vocab Set 8
torpid
urbanity
torpor
utilitarian
slow and apathetic; in a condition of biological rest or susp…
the quality or character of life in a city or town; polished…
a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspens…
having a useful function; having utility often to the exclusi…
torpid
slow and apathetic; in a condition of biological rest or susp…
urbanity
the quality or character of life in a city or town; polished…
27 terms
GRE Vocab. Set 8
Anonymity
Anonymous
Antagonism
Antagonistic
N. the state of being unknown
ADJ. having no name
N. hostility; opposition
ADJ. hostile; opposed
Anonymity
N. the state of being unknown
Anonymous
ADJ. having no name
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GRE Vocabulary Set 8
placate
placid
plastic
plausible, plausibility
(verb)... Definition: satisfy or calm down (an angry or dissati…
(adj)... Definition: Peaceful, calm, tranquil... Usage: Famed Spa…
(adj)... Definition: Able to be shaped or formed; easily influe…
(noun)... Definition: Believable; having the appearance of trut…
placate
(verb)... Definition: satisfy or calm down (an angry or dissati…
placid
(adj)... Definition: Peaceful, calm, tranquil... Usage: Famed Spa…
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GRE Vocab (set 8)
Baleful
Gaffe
Retiring
Verisimilitude
threatening harm; menacing... having a harmful or destructive ef…
an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its o…
shy and fond of being on one's own.
the appearance of being true or real.
Baleful
threatening harm; menacing... having a harmful or destructive ef…
Gaffe
an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its o…
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Kaplan GRE Set 8
Pedant... noun
Pejorative... noun
Eloquent... adj
Lumber... verb
someone who shows off learning
having bad connotations; disparaging
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to move slowly and awkwardly
Pedant... noun
someone who shows off learning
Pejorative... noun
having bad connotations; disparaging
30 terms
GRE set 8
abase
abash
abate
abdicate
humiliate, lower, degrade, demean, humble, 낮추다, 떨어트리다, 창피를주다
make ashamed, embarrass
subside, bate, lessens, deduce
step down from a position of power or responsibility, give up
abase
humiliate, lower, degrade, demean, humble, 낮추다, 떨어트리다, 창피를주다
abash
make ashamed, embarrass
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Kaplan GRE Set 8
Pedant... noun
Pejorative... noun
Eloquent... adj
Lumber... verb
someone who shows off learning
having bad connotations; disparaging
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to move slowly and awkwardly
Pedant... noun
someone who shows off learning
Pejorative... noun
having bad connotations; disparaging
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GRE Vocab (Set 8)
Atheist
Colloquial
Dotard
Furrow
person who does not believe in God
local and informal (used of language)
foolish old man
groove
Atheist
person who does not believe in God
Colloquial
local and informal (used of language)
25 terms
GRE HF Set 8
harangue
gullible
guileless
gregarious
to deliver a loud, pompous speech or tirade
easily deceived
without deceit
outgoing; sociable
harangue
to deliver a loud, pompous speech or tirade
gullible
easily deceived
40 terms
GRE Vocab set 8
Phlegmatic
Piety
Pious
Piquant
Calm, sluggish
Devoutness
Devout, holy
Tart-tasting, spicy
Phlegmatic
Calm, sluggish
Piety
Devoutness
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GRE SET 8
revered
sanguine
opulent
bucolic
feel deep respect for (She is revered as a national hero)
blood red (like sangria), optimistic and positive (he is sang…
super rich and lavish (the opulent comfort of a limousine)
like rustic, relating to pleasant parts of country life (the…
revered
feel deep respect for (She is revered as a national hero)
sanguine
blood red (like sangria), optimistic and positive (he is sang…
10 terms
GRE Vocab - Set 8
Decorum
Derision
Desiccate
Dilettante
polite or appropriate conduct or behavior
scorn, ridicule, contemptuous treatment (adj. form: derisive;…
to dry out or dehydrate; to make dry or dull
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or…
Decorum
polite or appropriate conduct or behavior
Derision
scorn, ridicule, contemptuous treatment (adj. form: derisive;…
58 terms
GRE vocab set 8
censor
censorious
censure
cerebral
overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter.
critical
blame; criticize
pertaining to the brain or intellect
censor
overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter.
censorious
critical
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set 8 , GRE
acrimonious
acuity
acumen
acute
bitter in words
sharpness
quick/accurate knowledge
brief and severe
acrimonious
bitter in words
acuity
sharpness
51 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
Coloquial
dotard
furrow
misnomer
local and informal (used of language)
foolish old man
groove
wrong name
Coloquial
local and informal (used of language)
dotard
foolish old man
25 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
coda
cogent
commensurate
complaisance
concluding section of a musical or literary piece
appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing
matching; corresponding in degree, size, or amount
the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
coda
concluding section of a musical or literary piece
cogent
appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing
63 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
tenacity
tacit
taciturn
paramount
stubbornness
implied
shy, reserved, not talkative
supreme to
tenacity
stubbornness
tacit
implied
25 terms
GRE set 8
Hodgepodge
Aboveboard
Thoroughgoing
Telltale
a confusing mixture or jumble
Legitimate, honest and open (usually refers to government off…
involving or attending to every details or aspect of something
revealing, indicating, something
Hodgepodge
a confusing mixture or jumble
Aboveboard
Legitimate, honest and open (usually refers to government off…
236 terms
GRE voc - set 8
Bane
Condone
Eclectic
Genre
troublesome influence
tacitly support; overlook
taking things from different sources
a category; type
Bane
troublesome influence
Condone
tacitly support; overlook
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