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GRE Verbal/Vocabulary
Luminous (adj)
Truculent (adj)
Tortuous (adj)
Axiomatic (adj)
Full of light;bright or shining
Eager to fight
Full of twists and turns
Obviously true
Luminous (adj)
Full of light;bright or shining
Truculent (adj)
Eager to fight
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GRE Verbal Vocabulary
Sophism
Mendacity
Itinerant
Polemical
A false argument; fallacy
Lying; falsehood; untruthfulness
Traveling from place to place; journeying
Controversial
Sophism
A false argument; fallacy
Mendacity
Lying; falsehood; untruthfulness
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GRE Verbal Vocabulary List
anomaly
equivocal
lucid
precipitate
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous
expressed clearly; easy to understand
cause (an event or situation, typically one that is bad or un…
anomaly
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
equivocal
open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous
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GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
abscond
aberrant
alacrity
anomaly
to steal off and hide (v.)
deviating from the norm (adj.)
eager and enthusiastic willingness (n.)
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule (n.)
abscond
to steal off and hide (v.)
aberrant
deviating from the norm (adj.)
GRE Verbal
Impertinent
Calumny
Amenable
Egregious
(adj.) rude, insolent (Most of your comments are so impertine…
(n.) an attempt to spoil someone else's reputation by spreadi…
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, subm…
(adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particul…
Impertinent
(adj.) rude, insolent (Most of your comments are so impertine…
Calumny
(n.) an attempt to spoil someone else's reputation by spreadi…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 18)
Salient (adj.)
Permeable (adj.)
Expostulate (v.)
Caveat Lector (L.)
Prominent; of notable significance.... "I am __________________…
Penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through.…
To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision b…
"Let the Reader Beware"
Salient (adj.)
Prominent; of notable significance.... "I am __________________…
Permeable (adj.)
Penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through.…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 16)
Lam (v./n.)
Summarily (adv.)
Vogue (n.)
Officious (adj.)
To hit or attack; OR to flee from the police; to be in flight…
Without delay or formality; briefly, concisely; ... in a prompt…
Prevailing fashion or practice.... "The jacket was this year i…
Meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assumin…
Lam (v./n.)
To hit or attack; OR to flee from the police; to be in flight…
Summarily (adv.)
Without delay or formality; briefly, concisely; ... in a prompt…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 10)
Barbiturate (adj.)
Pallid (adj.)
Rube (n.)
Egalitarian (n.)
Of, or relating to hypnosis or hypnotism, inducing sleep; sop…
Pale, lacking color; weak and lifeless
A country bumpkin
A person who believes in the equality of all people
Barbiturate (adj.)
Of, or relating to hypnosis or hypnotism, inducing sleep; sop…
Pallid (adj.)
Pale, lacking color; weak and lifeless
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 13)
Timorous (adj.)
Abashed (adj.)
Descry (v.)
Scion (n.)
Fearful, timid.... "So ______________ was he that we thought it…
Ashamed or embarrassed.... "After tripping UP the stairs, I was…
Catch sight of, see something in the distance, discriminate,…
A descendent or heir.... "He was the ____________ to my estate,…
Timorous (adj.)
Fearful, timid.... "So ______________ was he that we thought it…
Abashed (adj.)
Ashamed or embarrassed.... "After tripping UP the stairs, I was…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 17)
Capacious (adj.)
Palette (n.)
Paraprosdokian (n.)
Anapodoton (n.)
Able to hold a large amount; roomy; very spacious.... "My bedro…
A range of colors or qualities.... "The ______ of colors utili…
Surprise or unexpected ending of a phrase or series; ... the lat…
Omission of a sentence/expressing a sentence fragment that su…
Capacious (adj.)
Able to hold a large amount; roomy; very spacious.... "My bedro…
Palette (n.)
A range of colors or qualities.... "The ______ of colors utili…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 19)
Umbrage (n.)
Sloop (n.)
Prognosticate (v.)
Automaton (n.)
Offense, resentment.... "I took __________ at his words!"
A sailing ship.... "I took the __________ out in the harbour."
To foretell or prophesy (an event in the future).... "He would…
Mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works…
Umbrage (n.)
Offense, resentment.... "I took __________ at his words!"
Sloop (n.)
A sailing ship.... "I took the __________ out in the harbour."
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 20)
Acrasial (adj.)
Affictitious (adj.)
Agonarch (n.)
Alabandical (adj.)
Acting against one's own judgment, or lacking self control.…
Feigned; counterfeit.... "The forger was caught despite his mas…
Judge of a contest or activity.... "Our competition will requir…
Barbarous; stupefied from drink.... "His behavior after the par…
Acrasial (adj.)
Acting against one's own judgment, or lacking self control.…
Affictitious (adj.)
Feigned; counterfeit.... "The forger was caught despite his mas…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 22)
Abscond (v.)
Amalgamate (v.)
Bombast (adj.)
Precept (n.)
To depart secretly and hide.... "I must ______________ with the…
To combine; to mix together.... "Can you ______________ the ele…
Pompous in speech and manner.... "His unrelenting _____________…
A rule of conduct or action; law.... "The ______________, or pr…
Abscond (v.)
To depart secretly and hide.... "I must ______________ with the…
Amalgamate (v.)
To combine; to mix together.... "Can you ______________ the ele…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 21)
Damocles (n.)
Tryst (n.)
Wend (v.)
Putative (adj.)
A flatterer who was seated at a banquet with a sword suspende…
A secret meeting of lovers, a rendezvous.... "Their ___________…
To travel; to go on one's way.... "Wendy would ________________…
Generally regarded as such; reputed; hypothesized, inferred;…
Damocles (n.)
A flatterer who was seated at a banquet with a sword suspende…
Tryst (n.)
A secret meeting of lovers, a rendezvous.... "Their ___________…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 9)
Unfettered (adj.)
Precis
Newel (n.)
Concordance (n.)
Free from restraints, liberated
A brief summary of the main points and ideas of a piece of wr…
Upright column in middle of circular staircase; post at end o…
A state of agreement; harmony
Unfettered (adj.)
Free from restraints, liberated
Precis
A brief summary of the main points and ideas of a piece of wr…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 12)
Disquisition (n.)
Catechism (n.)
Crenellation (n.)
Cortical (adj.)
An elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
Book of religious instruction; an elementary book summarizing…
A rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps…
Refers to an outer region
Disquisition (n.)
An elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
Catechism (n.)
Book of religious instruction; an elementary book summarizing…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 11)
Riparian (adj.)
Peons (n.)
Provident (adj.)
Aerate (adj.)
Having to do with the banks of a body of water
Laborers; workers forced to labor for a landlord in order to…
Frugal, looking to the future
To expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to c…
Riparian (adj.)
Having to do with the banks of a body of water
Peons (n.)
Laborers; workers forced to labor for a landlord in order to…
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GRE VERBAL (Vocabulary 15)
Muckraking (n.)
Accretion (n.)
Nouveau Roman (F.)
Profundity (n.)
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
A growth in size; an increase in amount.... "He was studying th…
(c. 1955-1970): A French movement, led by Alain Robbe-Grillet…
The depth or profoundness of something; deep insight.... "The a…
Muckraking (n.)
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
Accretion (n.)
A growth in size; an increase in amount.... "He was studying th…
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GRE: Verbal Reasoning: Vocabulary
deliberation
ambivalence
indifference
condescension
noun... (1) careful thought or discussion done in order to make…
noun... (1) simultaneous and contraditory attitudes or feelings…
noun... (1) lack of interest in or concern about something... (2) a…
noun... the attitude or behavior of people who believe they are…
deliberation
noun... (1) careful thought or discussion done in order to make…
ambivalence
noun... (1) simultaneous and contraditory attitudes or feelings…
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GRE Vocabulary (verbal reasoning)
Arcane
Lucid
assuage
histrionic
obscure, esoteric, mysterious
easily understood
to make milder, ... to appease... to soothe
overly dramatic; relating to actors or acting
Arcane
obscure, esoteric, mysterious
Lucid
easily understood
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GRE Verbal Sentence&Vocabulary
Although it does contain some pioneeri…
It was her view that the country's pro…
The plan, which the engineers said wou…
Though feminist in its implications, Y…
pioneering: introducing new and better methods or ideas for t…
counterproductive: having the opposite effect to that intende…
innocuous: causing no harm... benign: of a mild type or characte…
antedate: be before in time... precede: to be earlier than... 3s:…
Although it does contain some pioneeri…
pioneering: introducing new and better methods or ideas for t…
It was her view that the country's pro…
counterproductive: having the opposite effect to that intende…
152 terms
GRE Verbal
Impertinent
Calumny
Amenable
Egregious
(adj.) rude, insolent (Most of your comments are so impertine…
(n.) an attempt to spoil someone else's reputation by spreadi…
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, subm…
(adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particul…
Impertinent
(adj.) rude, insolent (Most of your comments are so impertine…
Calumny
(n.) an attempt to spoil someone else's reputation by spreadi…
900 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
abase
abbreviate
aberrant
abhor
VERB... to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or e…
VERB... to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, subst…
ADJECTIVE... 1. departing from the right, normal, or usual cours…
VERB... to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest ut…
abase
VERB... to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or e…
abbreviate
VERB... to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, subst…
GRE Verbal Vocabulary 2016
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
(verb) to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
(adj.) deviating from the norm
(noun) eager and enthusiastic willingness
(noun) deviation from the normal order, norm or rule; abnorma…
Abscond
(verb) to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant
(adj.) deviating from the norm
242 terms
GRE Verbal Vocabulary
innovative
original
rife
superficial
创新的,革新的
独创的
普遍的
肤浅的
innovative
创新的,革新的
original
独创的
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Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 2
Sloth
Alacrity
Sedulity
Temperance
Habitual disinclination to exertion, indolence, laziness, 나태,…
Cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness, liveliness, b…
Diligence
금주, 절제, 자제
Sloth
Habitual disinclination to exertion, indolence, laziness, 나태,…
Alacrity
Cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness, liveliness, b…
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GRE Verbal Vocabulary 2016
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
(verb) to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
(adj.) deviating from the norm
(noun) eager and enthusiastic willingness
(noun) deviation from the normal order, norm or rule; abnorma…
Abscond
(verb) to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant
(adj.) deviating from the norm
GRE Verbal
Indiscernable
Fortuitous
Uncanny
Efface
Impossible to (see clearly/distinguish)
Happening by chance, rather than intention.
Mysterious/Impossible to explain.
cause to disappear completely.
Indiscernable
Impossible to (see clearly/distinguish)
Fortuitous
Happening by chance, rather than intention.
GRE Verbal Vocabulary
apocryphal
laconic
garrulous
ascetic
of questionable authenticity; false
Using few words
Talkative
One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
apocryphal
of questionable authenticity; false
laconic
Using few words
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GRE Verbal Vocabulary
alloy
apporopriate
arrest, arresting
august
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior; un…
to take for one's own use, confiscate
to suspend; to engage; holding one's attention: as in arreste…
majestic, venerable
alloy
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior; un…
apporopriate
to take for one's own use, confiscate
69 terms
GRE Verbal Section
amiable (adj)
amicable (adj)
caustic-(adj)
castigate-(v)
likeable person
friendly, peaceable
biting, criticizing
to criticize
amiable (adj)
likeable person
amicable (adj)
friendly, peaceable
211 terms
GRE Verbal Section Vocabulary
Audacious
Dauntless
Capricious
Mercurial
Synonym: BOLD
Synonym: BOLD; think Divergent!
Changing quickly
Changing quickly
Audacious
Synonym: BOLD
Dauntless
Synonym: BOLD; think Divergent!
44 terms
GRE Verbal Vocabulary
innocuous
capricious
lionize
sartorial
harmless; not likely to bother or offend; causing no injury
changing often and quickly
to treat w/ importance
of or relating to clothes
innocuous
harmless; not likely to bother or offend; causing no injury
capricious
changing often and quickly
368 terms
GRE Verbal Vocabulary
abated
abberation
abeyance
abjure
verb: to lessen
noun: a deviation
noun: the condition of being temporally suspended
verb: to give up or abstain from, often under oath
abated
verb: to lessen
abberation
noun: a deviation
35 terms
GRE Verbal Vocabulary
assauge
sacrosanct
diaphanous
recalcitrant
to lessen, pacify
holiness
sheer, transparent
uncoopeative toward authority
assauge
to lessen, pacify
sacrosanct
holiness
76 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
fecklessness
dynamism
luminary
scintillating
lacking initiative or strength of character, ineffectiveness
being characterized by vigorous activity and progress
person who inspires or influences others
sparkling/ shining brightly, clever or skillfull
fecklessness
lacking initiative or strength of character, ineffectiveness
dynamism
being characterized by vigorous activity and progress
98 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
elucidation
obfuscation
malapropism
tepid
explanation
confusing; obscur
a ludicrous misuse of words that sound alike
luke warm; lacking enthusiasm
elucidation
explanation
obfuscation
confusing; obscur
GRE Verbal Vocab
ephemeral
enervate
estimable
esoteric
lasting a short time ... "The lives of mayflies seem EPHEMERAL…
to reduce in strength... "The guerrillas hoped that a series of…
admirable... "Most people consider it ESTIMABLE that Mother Ter…
known or understood by only a few... "Only a handful of experts…
ephemeral
lasting a short time ... "The lives of mayflies seem EPHEMERAL…
enervate
to reduce in strength... "The guerrillas hoped that a series of…
35 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
obscure
temperance
notoriety
eminence
(adj) not clear or plain, ambiguous, vague, uncertain
(noun) moderation or self-resistant in action, self-control
(noun) the state, quality, or character or being notorious or…
(noun) high station, rank or repute
obscure
(adj) not clear or plain, ambiguous, vague, uncertain
temperance
(noun) moderation or self-resistant in action, self-control
31 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
ethos
derivative
overshadow
invalidate
: the guiding beliefs of a person, group, or organization
: a word formed from another word... : unoriginal, obtained fro…
: to cause something to seem less important or impressive... :…
: to weaken or destroy the effect of something... : to show or…
ethos
: the guiding beliefs of a person, group, or organization
derivative
: a word formed from another word... : unoriginal, obtained fro…
Gre verbal
Abscond
Assuage
Bolster
Bombastic
To leave secretly
To make something unpleasant less severe
To support, to prop up
Pompous in speech and manner
Abscond
To leave secretly
Assuage
To make something unpleasant less severe
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GRE Verbal: Vocabulary 1
Abscond
aberrant
alacrity
anomaly
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule (adj. anomalous)
Abscond
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
aberrant
deviating from the norm
508 terms
Real GRE verbal vocabulary
Capricious
Mercurial
Oscillate
Dither
Suddenly changing
Volatile
Changing of beliefs
Hesitate
Capricious
Suddenly changing
Mercurial
Volatile
90 terms
GRE Verbal Reasoning Vocabulary
Confound
Repudiate
Recapitulate
Candid
verb (used with object)... to perplex or amaze, especially by a…
verb (used with object).... to reject as having no authority or…
verb (used with object).... to review by a brief summary, as at…
adjective... frank; outspoken; open and sincere.
Confound
verb (used with object)... to perplex or amaze, especially by a…
Repudiate
verb (used with object).... to reject as having no authority or…
32 terms
Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 7
curt
officious
basal
gallantry
rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner, 퉁명스러운; brief, con…
objectionably aggressively in offering one's unrequested and…
forming a basis, fundamental, basic, 기초/토대가 되는
dashing courage, heroic bravery, noble-minded behavior, 용맹; c…
curt
rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner, 퉁명스러운; brief, con…
officious
objectionably aggressively in offering one's unrequested and…
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Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 6
Cupidity
Altruism
Vacillation
Determination
Eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something, g…
The principle or practice of unselfish concern for devotion t…
A state of indecision or irresolution, unsteady movement, flu…
The act of coming to a decision or of fixing or setting a pur…
Cupidity
Eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something, g…
Altruism
The principle or practice of unselfish concern for devotion t…
30 terms
Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 9
callous
intangible
morose
meagerness
made hard, hardened, insensitive, indifferent, unsympathetic,…
not tangible, incapable of being perceived by the sense of to…
gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood, charac…
deficient in quantity or quality, lacking fullness of richnes…
callous
made hard, hardened, insensitive, indifferent, unsympathetic,…
intangible
not tangible, incapable of being perceived by the sense of to…
20 terms
Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 5
technocrat
counterproductive
ameliorate
ascertain
a technological expert, especially one concerned with managem…
tending to defeat one's purpose, 역효과를 낳는
to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory…
to find out definitely, learn with certainty or assurance, de…
technocrat
a technological expert, especially one concerned with managem…
counterproductive
tending to defeat one's purpose, 역효과를 낳는
30 terms
Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 3
obviate
brawl
incorrigible
assertive
to anticipate and prevent or eliminate (difficulties, disadva…
a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight; 공공장소에서의 싸움
bad beyond correction or reform, impervious to constraints or…
confidently aggressive or self-assured, positive, dogmatic, 확…
obviate
to anticipate and prevent or eliminate (difficulties, disadva…
brawl
a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight; 공공장소에서의 싸움
29 terms
Vocabulary for GRE Verbal 4
enigma
dislodge
unleash
credulity
a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation, a person…
to remove or force out of a particular place, 제자리를 벗어나게 하다, 지…
to release from or as if from a leash, set loose to pursue or…
willingness to believe or trust too readily, especially witho…
enigma
a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation, a person…
dislodge
to remove or force out of a particular place, 제자리를 벗어나게 하다, 지…
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