How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "gre verbal workbook dictionary"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "gre verbal workbook dictionary"

79 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary - 1 & 2
Affront ... (n)
A fortiori... (adv)
Aggrieve... (v)
Agrarian ... (adj)
Personal offense; insult
For a still stronger reason
To afflict, distress
Relating to the land and its cultivation
Affront ... (n)
Personal offense; insult
A fortiori... (adv)
For a still stronger reason
448 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary 1 - 10
Dissipate... (v)
Dissuade... (v)
Distraught... (adj)
Divine... (v)
To scatter; pursue pleasures to excess... Dissipated (adj): Wast…
To convince someone to alter intentions
Worried; distressed
To foretell... E.g. divine the future
Dissipate... (v)
To scatter; pursue pleasures to excess... Dissipated (adj): Wast…
Dissuade... (v)
To convince someone to alter intentions
43 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New - 11
Enfant terrible... (n)
Enjoin... (v)
Enmity... (n)
Ennui... (n)
One whose unusual behavior or ideas disturbs others
To order; urge; officially forbid
Ill will; hatred... Animus
Boredom
Enfant terrible... (n)
One whose unusual behavior or ideas disturbs others
Enjoin... (v)
To order; urge; officially forbid
57 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 15
Importune... (v)
Imposing... (adj)
Imposition... (n)
Impotent... (adj)
To ask repeatedly; beg... E.g. The student importuned the teache…
Dignified, grand
something inflicted or forced upon... Impose (v)... E.g. The reques…
Powerless, ineffective, lacking strength
Importune... (v)
To ask repeatedly; beg... E.g. The student importuned the teache…
Imposing... (adj)
Dignified, grand
54 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 12
Expansive... (Adj)
Expedient... (adj)
Expeditious... (adj)
Exponent... (n)
Sweeping, comprehensive
Suitable, related to self-serving method
Done with speed and efficiency
A person who champions or advocates
Expansive... (Adj)
Sweeping, comprehensive
Expedient... (adj)
Suitable, related to self-serving method
68 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 17
Iota... (n)
Iridescent... (adj)
Ironic... (adj)
Irony... (n)
Very tiny amount
Showing many colors
Related to incongruity between what might be expected and wha…
Hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words conveying meaning oppo…
Iota... (n)
Very tiny amount
Iridescent... (adj)
Showing many colors
51 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 16
Infidel... (n)
Infiltrate... (v)
Infinitesimal... (adj)
Infirmity... (n)
A person who does not believe in a religion
To enter secretly into enemy territory
Extremely tiny
Disease, ailment (countable noun)
Infidel... (n)
A person who does not believe in a religion
Infiltrate... (v)
To enter secretly into enemy territory
57 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New - 13
Forensic... (adj)
Foreshadow... (v)
Forlorn... (adj)
Forte... (n)
Relating to law or debates
To suggest beforehand
Dreary; unhappy; despairing
A person's strong point
Forensic... (adj)
Relating to law or debates
Foreshadow... (v)
To suggest beforehand
49 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New - 10
Dissipate... (v)
Dissuade... (v)
Distraught... (adj)
Divine... (v)
To scatter; pursue pleasures to excess... Dissipated (adj): Wast…
To convince someone to alter intentions
Worried; distressed
To foretell... E.g. divine the future
Dissipate... (v)
To scatter; pursue pleasures to excess... Dissipated (adj): Wast…
Dissuade... (v)
To convince someone to alter intentions
61 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 18
lien... (n)
Lineage... (n)
Linear... (adj)
Liniment... (n)
Right to possess and sell the property of a debtor
Ancestry
Having one dimension; straight
Medical liquid used externally to ease pain
lien... (n)
Right to possess and sell the property of a debtor
Lineage... (n)
Ancestry
54 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary New 14
Hermaphrodism... (n)
Hermeneutic... (adj)
Heuristic... (adj)
Hiatus... (n)
A condition in animals and humans in which the same individua…
Explaining; interpreting
Helping to learn
Break, interruption, vacation
Hermaphrodism... (n)
A condition in animals and humans in which the same individua…
Hermeneutic... (adj)
Explaining; interpreting
445 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook Dictionary 11-18
Iota... (n)
Iridescent... (adj)
Ironic... (adj)
Irony... (n)
Very tiny amount
Showing many colors
Related to incongruity between what might be expected and wha…
Hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words conveying meaning oppo…
Iota... (n)
Very tiny amount
Iridescent... (adj)
Showing many colors
76 terms
GRE Verbal Workbook Vocab
Electrifying
Piquant
Bland
Emotive
to excite greatly; thrill
intriguing, sharp, clever
lacking in special interest, liveliness, individuality, etc.;…
...
Electrifying
to excite greatly; thrill
Piquant
intriguing, sharp, clever
13 terms
Gre Verbal Workbook session 4
paltry
labyrinthine
circumspection
frivolous
insignificant... This _____________ management makes everything…
complicated... This story has a _____________ and complicated st…
caution... Deo phai la dieu tra gi dau ma la can than day
not serious... My tutor in the GRE class was by no means _______…
paltry
insignificant... This _____________ management makes everything…
labyrinthine
complicated... This story has a _____________ and complicated st…
41 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook - 1
Abandon ... (N)
Abase ... (V)
Abash ... (V)
Abet ... (V)
Total lack of inhibition
To humble, disgrace
To embarrass
To aid, to act as an accomplice
Abandon ... (N)
Total lack of inhibition
Abase ... (V)
To humble, disgrace
184 terms
GRE Verbal Workbook (A words)
abandon
abase
abash
abatement
total lack of inhibition
to humiliate, disgrace
to embarass
decrease, reduce
abandon
total lack of inhibition
abase
to humiliate, disgrace
79 terms
Barron's GRE verbal workbook
concomitant (with)
phlegmatic
malefactor
palliate
a. happening at the same time as something else... Beijing's cl…
a. not easily upset, excited, or angered... a strangely phlegma…
n. someone who is guilty of a crime or offense : a person who…
v. to make the effects of (something, such as an illness) les…
concomitant (with)
a. happening at the same time as something else... Beijing's cl…
phlegmatic
a. not easily upset, excited, or angered... a strangely phlegma…
49 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New 9
Denude... (v)
Deplore... (v)
Deploy... (v)
Depose... (v)
To make bare... E.g. The war denuded the hillside
To regret; disapprove of... E.g. speech deploring declined state…
To spread out over an area... e.g. troops were deployed
To remove from high position... E.g. The king was deposed in the…
Denude... (v)
To make bare... E.g. The war denuded the hillside
Deplore... (v)
To regret; disapprove of... E.g. speech deploring declined state…
49 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook Vocabulary
Stymied... Thwarted
Dualistic
Dictum
Cognomen
Defeat the plans of
Believing that there are two fundamental principles
Authoritative statement
A surname; a nickname
Stymied... Thwarted
Defeat the plans of
Dualistic
Believing that there are two fundamental principles
47 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New - 4
Assignation... (n)
Assonance... (n)
Astute... (adj)
Atrocious... (adj)
Appointment for lovers' meeting
resemblance in sound... e.g. "that dolphin-torn, that gong-torme…
Shrewd, wise... E.g. astute judges of other people's motive
Shockingly bad... Atrocity (n)
Assignation... (n)
Appointment for lovers' meeting
Assonance... (n)
resemblance in sound... e.g. "that dolphin-torn, that gong-torme…
36 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New 3
Anterior... (adj)
Anthology... (n)
Anthropocentrism... (n)
Anthropogenic... (adj)
Preceding, previous... E.g. all the events anterior to the crime.
Collection of literary works
Regarding human as the center of the universe
Caused by humans... E.g. anthropogenic pollution
Anterior... (adj)
Preceding, previous... E.g. all the events anterior to the crime.
Anthology... (n)
Collection of literary works
49 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New - 5
Bigotry... (n)
Bilateral... (adj)
Binary... (adj)
Biomass... (n)
Intolerance
Two-sided
Relating to something made of or based on 2 things or parts
The amount of living matter in a unit area of a habitat; plan…
Bigotry... (n)
Intolerance
Bilateral... (adj)
Two-sided
48 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New 8
Cosmopolitan... (adj)
Cosset... (v)
Coterie... (n)
Coterminous... (adj)
Sophisticated, free of local prejudices
To pamper
Small group of persons with a similar interest
Having common boundaries; ... contiguous; ... coextensive in scope…
Cosmopolitan... (adj)
Sophisticated, free of local prejudices
Cosset... (v)
To pamper
45 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New - 6
Cavalier... (adj)
Caveat... (n)
Cavort... (v)
Cede... (v)
Carefree, happy; ... showing offhand disregard;... dismissive
A warning; a qualification or explanation
To frolic... E.g. cavort on the beach
To surrender the possession of something
Cavalier... (adj)
Carefree, happy; ... showing offhand disregard;... dismissive
Caveat... (n)
A warning; a qualification or explanation
46 terms
Barrons GRE Verbal Workbook New - 7
Complicity... (n)
Composure... (n)
Compulsive... (adj)
Concede... (v)
Partnership in wrongdoing... E.g. complicity in crime
Mental calmness
Obsessive
To yield, admit
Complicity... (n)
Partnership in wrongdoing... E.g. complicity in crime
Composure... (n)
Mental calmness
567 terms
Synonym From Kaplan Verbal Workbook For New GRE (2011) with definitions
candor/candid
fealty
frankness
indisputable
truth
truth ... a feudal tenant's or vassal's sworn loyalty to a lord:…
truth
truth unable to be challenged or denied: a far from indisputa…
candor/candid
truth
fealty
truth ... a feudal tenant's or vassal's sworn loyalty to a lord:…
100 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 22 (Re - St)
restive (Adj)
resurgent (adj)
reticence (n)
retinue (n)
impatient, uneasy, restless
rising again
reserve, reluctance
group of attendants with an important person. E.g. The queen…
restive (Adj)
impatient, uneasy, restless
resurgent (adj)
rising again
100 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 20 (Pa - Po)
panacea (n)
panache (n)
pandemic (n)
panoply (n)
cure all
flamboyance, verve... E.g. He does everything with panache.
disease spread over a whole area
impressive array. E.g. panoply of weapons
panacea (n)
cure all
panache (n)
flamboyance, verve... E.g. He does everything with panache.
100 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 21 (Pr - Re)
precipice (n)
precipitous (adj)
précis (n)
preclude (v)
edge, steep overhang
hasty, quickly, with too little caustion
short summary of facts
to make impossible, prevent
precipice (n)
edge, steep overhang
precipitous (adj)
hasty, quickly, with too little caustion
100 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 23 (St - Un)
stylized (adj)
stymie (v)
suave (adj)
subdued (v)
conforming to a particular style
to block or thwart
smoothly gracious or polite; blandly ingratiating
suppressed, stifled
stylized (adj)
conforming to a particular style
stymie (v)
to block or thwart
100 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 19 (Me to Pa)
mercenary (n)
mercenary (adj)
mercurial (adj)
meridian (n)
Soldier hired for battle
Greedy
quick, unpredictable. E.g. His moods are mercurial
imaginary circle that passes through the North and South Pole
mercenary (n)
Soldier hired for battle
mercenary (adj)
Greedy
75 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 24 (Un - Zo)
ungainly (adj)
unheralded (adj)
uninitiated (n)
unmitigated (adj)
lacking grace; clumsy; unwieldly
unannounced, unexpected, not publicized
people who are not familiar with an area of study
not lessened or moderated in intensity; without qualification
ungainly (adj)
lacking grace; clumsy; unwieldly
unheralded (adj)
unannounced, unexpected, not publicized
575 terms
Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook - 19 - 24 (Me to Zo)
mercenary (n)
mercenary (adj)
mercurial (adj)
meridian (n)
Soldier hired for battle
Greedy
quick, unpredictable. E.g. His moods are mercurial
imaginary circle that passes through the North and South Pole
mercenary (n)
Soldier hired for battle
mercenary (adj)
Greedy
127 terms
Barron's GRE Wordlist P-1
pacifist
pacify
painstaking
palatable
one opposed to war/ force; antimilitarist (người theo chủ ngh…
soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue
showing hard work; taking great care; meticulous... The new high…
agreeable; pleasing to the taste... Neither Jack's underbaked op…
pacifist
one opposed to war/ force; antimilitarist (người theo chủ ngh…
pacify
soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue
242 terms
Barron's GRE Wordlist D
dabble
damp
dank
daub
work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily…
slightly wet, diminish, mute
damp; unpleasantly wet
Coat; smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex.…
dabble
work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily…
damp
slightly wet, diminish, mute
64 terms
Barron's GRE Wordlist L
laborious
labyrinth
lachrymose
lackadaisical
demanding much work or care; tedious... In putting together his…
maze... Tom and Becky were lost in the labyrinth of secret caves.
producing tears... His voice has a lachrymose quality that is mo…
lacking purpose or zest(enthu) ; halfhearted; languid(week)... H…
laborious
demanding much work or care; tedious... In putting together his…
labyrinth
maze... Tom and Becky were lost in the labyrinth of secret caves.
84 terms
GRE Verbal 9
Reviews written by music critic and co…
count on:... I can count on him to finish…
sympathetic:... -she was very sympatheti…
coverage:... Now a special TV network gi…
a.disinterested, d.exacting
기대하다, 의존하다
if you are sympathetic to someone who is in a bad situation,…
The coverage of something in the news is the reporting of it
Reviews written by music critic and co…
a.disinterested, d.exacting
count on:... I can count on him to finish…
기대하다, 의존하다
GRE Verbal Section
Steps to Text Completion
What do you do if you're stuck between…
What are clues you should look for?
Trigger words that change direction
Set up scratch paper with A-E... Cover up the answer choices... Fin…
mark the question and walk away
who or what is the blank referring to?... What other information…
but... although... unless... rather... yet... previously... while... however... unfor…
Steps to Text Completion
Set up scratch paper with A-E... Cover up the answer choices... Fin…
What do you do if you're stuck between…
mark the question and walk away
81 terms
Vocabulary Chapter 2 of Verbal Workbook
Piquant
Emotive
Impenetrable
Indolence
Exciting
Engaging
Incapable of being understood
Laziness
Piquant
Exciting
Emotive
Engaging
122 terms
Vocabulary Chapter 3 of Verbal Workbook
Reticence
Acquiesced
Jejunely
Willfully
The quality of being reserved; remaining silent; reluctant
accept something reluctantly but without protest.
Childishly
Headstrong
Reticence
The quality of being reserved; remaining silent; reluctant
Acquiesced
accept something reluctantly but without protest.
366 terms
Verbal Workbook
legitimate
subdue
shun
preconception
정당한, 합법적인; 적절한
진압하다, 가라 앉히다, 억누르다
피하다
예상
legitimate
정당한, 합법적인; 적절한
subdue
진압하다, 가라 앉히다, 억누르다
57 terms
Text Completion
mestasize
wax
electrfying
emotive
...
...
...
...
mestasize
...
wax
...
19 terms
GRE Vocab (L)
laborious
lachrymose
laconic
lambaste
demanding much work or care
producing tears
brief, to the point
beat, thrash verbally or physically
laborious
demanding much work or care
lachrymose
producing tears
50 terms
GRE Word list 30
LAMBASTE
LANGUOR
LANK
LARCENY
beat; thrash verbally or physically
lassitude; depression
long and thin
(n.) theft
LAMBASTE
beat; thrash verbally or physically
LANGUOR
lassitude; depression
64 terms
Collins GRE vocab 11
Figurative
Formal
Verdant
Academic
Representing or typical figure; giving secondary meaning
Used for academic purpose
Green; ... lacking experience... (M. Verdict on green house effect…
Related to formal education; theoretical
Figurative
Representing or typical figure; giving secondary meaning
Formal
Used for academic purpose
65 terms
Kaplan Verbal Workbook 8th Ed. Synonyms
Bold
Changing quickly
Hesitate
Act quickly
audacious; courageous; dauntless
capricious; mercurial; volatile
dither; vacillate; oscillate; waver; teeter
abrupt; apace; headlong; impetuous; precipitate
Bold
audacious; courageous; dauntless
Changing quickly
capricious; mercurial; volatile
28 terms
GRE vocab L
lachrymose
laconic
laggard
lambaste
producing tears
brief and to the point
slow, sluggish
beat, thrash verbally or physically
lachrymose
producing tears
laconic
brief and to the point
43 terms
NL sessions 24-27 For Flashcards
Taciturn [adj.]
Laconic [adj.]
Inarticulate [adj.]
Garrulous [adj.]
inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in…
using few words; expressing much in few words; concise.... For…
lacking the ability to express oneself, especially in clear a…
excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, espec…
Taciturn [adj.]
inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in…
Laconic [adj.]
using few words; expressing much in few words; concise.... For…
24 terms
GRE Word List 28
Itinerary
Jaundiced
Jettison
Jovlar
Plan of a trip
Prejudiced (envious, hostile or resentful); yellowed
Throw overboard
Said or done in jest
Itinerary
Plan of a trip
Jaundiced
Prejudiced (envious, hostile or resentful); yellowed
63 terms
Sentence Equivalence
compound
inequitable
disconcert
ignominous
to make worse; to add to
unfair, unjust
to confuse; to disturb the composure of
shameful/dishonorable
compound
to make worse; to add to
inequitable
unfair, unjust
1 of 2