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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
50 terms
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
11 terms
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
38 terms
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…
10 terms
GRE Set 8
Recalcitrant
Puerile
Intractable
Cowed
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
childish
difficult, stubborn
intimidated
Recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
Puerile
childish
100 terms
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)
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.
50 terms
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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GRE Vocab Set 8
incipient
inert
innocuous
intransigent
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
unmoving; lethargic; sluggish
harmless; causing no damage
refusing to compromise
incipient
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
inert
unmoving; lethargic; sluggish
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…
106 terms
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
GRE Vocab - Set 8
Archetype
Clemency
Disinterested
Flout
classic example of
mercy
unbiased
defy; reject
Archetype
classic example of
Clemency
mercy
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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
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
25 terms
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…
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
92 terms
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…
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
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
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…
50 terms
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;
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…
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
100 terms
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
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
42 terms
4000 words for GRE vocabulary Set 8
aphasia
aphorism
aplomb
apocalyptic
speechless
maxim
poise
ominous, doomed
aphasia
speechless
aphorism
maxim
27 terms
GRE study set 8
EUPHEMISM
LASSITUDE
JOCULAR
APATHY
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
a state of diminished energy
playful; humorous
lack of interest or emotion
EUPHEMISM
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
LASSITUDE
a state of diminished energy
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
GRE Vocab Set 8
Unfeigned
Untenable
Vacillate
Variegated
genuine; not false or hypocritical
indefensible; not viable; uninhabitable
to waver indecisively between one course of action or opinion…
multicolored; characterized by a variety of patches of differ…
Unfeigned
genuine; not false or hypocritical
Untenable
indefensible; not viable; uninhabitable
40 terms
GRE Vocab set 8
Phlegmatic
Piety
Pious
Piquant
Calm, sluggish
Devoutness
Devout, holy
Tart-tasting, spicy
Phlegmatic
Calm, sluggish
Piety
Devoutness
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;…
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…
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
8 terms
set 8 , GRE
acrimonious
acuity
acumen
acute
bitter in words
sharpness
quick/accurate knowledge
brief and severe
acrimonious
bitter in words
acuity
sharpness
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…
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
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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
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
167 terms
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…
GRE Vocabulary (Set 8)
sedulous
self-effacing
shrewd
solvent
diligent; persistent
modest; humble
characterized by skill at understanding and profiting from ci…
having sufficient funds
sedulous
diligent; persistent
self-effacing
modest; humble
33 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
consummate
jounce
billow
slipshod
complete or fulfill
to bounce up and down
bulge or increase in size
careless; lackadaisical;
consummate
complete or fulfill
jounce
to bounce up and down
50 terms
GRE Vocab set 8
desecrate
eschew
parsimonious
pellucid
to violate to sanctity of... When folding a national flag, you…
to avoid... In order to reduce his cholesterol, my father must…
cheap; miserly... The parsimonious man left a meager tip for th…
transparent; easy to understand... If the tax code were more pe…
desecrate
to violate to sanctity of... When folding a national flag, you…
eschew
to avoid... In order to reduce his cholesterol, my father must…
GRE set 8
dotard
furrow
percipient
quaff
foolish old man
groove
perceptive; insightful
drink downy quickly
dotard
foolish old man
furrow
groove
100 terms
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)
30 terms
GRE Set 8
Repast
Umbrage
Dander
Repute
a meal, to eat
Annoyance
Feeling angry
Held in high esteem and honor. Looked on or considered
Repast
a meal, to eat
Umbrage
Annoyance
132 terms
GRE Vocab Set 8
appendage
appendix
compensate
depend
a limb or other subsidiary part that diverges from the centra…
supplementary material at the end of a text
to counterbalance, offset
to rely; to place trust in
appendage
a limb or other subsidiary part that diverges from the centra…
appendix
supplementary material at the end of a text
25 terms
GRE set 8
cavalcade
magnate
presentiment
pallid
procession of vehicles
powerful businessman
a feeling that something might happen
pale
cavalcade
procession of vehicles
magnate
powerful businessman
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