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5 terms
GRE Vocabulary
brunt
specious
craven
auspicious
the worst part or chief impact of a specified thing
superficially plausible, but actually wrong; misleading in ap…
a cowardly person
conducive to success; favorable
brunt
the worst part or chief impact of a specified thing
specious
superficially plausible, but actually wrong; misleading in ap…
GRE vocabulary
Apocrypal
Apathy
Amortize
Abitrate
of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being…
Lack of interest or emotion
to diminish by installment payments
to judge a dispute between two opposing parties
Apocrypal
of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being…
Apathy
Lack of interest or emotion
173 terms
GRE Vocabulary
execrable
etiolated
sidereal
intransigent
utterly detestable, very bad
to appear pale/sickly
with respect to distant stars
stubborn
execrable
utterly detestable, very bad
etiolated
to appear pale/sickly
GRE Vocabulary
Aboveboard
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Honest, without deception
(+) eager willingness
(-) dull, lacking imagination
(+) Truthful
Aboveboard
Honest, without deception
Alacrity
(+) eager willingness
112 terms
Gre vocabulary
Serene
Constraint
Anomaly
Catalyst
Calm or peaceful, a serene garden
Limits, we don't have much of a budget, you're going to have…
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or exp…
Cause of a process. Park's refusal to give up her bus seat ac…
Serene
Calm or peaceful, a serene garden
Constraint
Limits, we don't have much of a budget, you're going to have…
32 terms
GRE Vocabulary
lambaste
doleful
aberrant
cupidity
criticize harshly
sad; mournful
out of the ordinary
excessive greed
lambaste
criticize harshly
doleful
sad; mournful
61 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Anomaly
Equivocal
Lucid
Precipitate
Abnormality, deviation, inconsistency
Ambiguous, puzzling, unclear
Clear, comprehendible, distinct
Accelerate, hasten, advance
Anomaly
Abnormality, deviation, inconsistency
Equivocal
Ambiguous, puzzling, unclear
GRE Vocabulary
comtemptuous
auspicous
chicanery
gainsay
showing contempt, scornful
conducive to success
the use of tricks to deceive someone
take exception to
comtemptuous
showing contempt, scornful
auspicous
conducive to success
GRE vocabulary
Abate (v)
Abrogate (v)
Abjure (v)
Aberrant (adj)
to lessen in intensity or degree
to repeal; to revoke
to renounce or reject solemnly
deviating from the norm; abnormal
Abate (v)
to lessen in intensity or degree
Abrogate (v)
to repeal; to revoke
GRE Vocabulary
frivolous
malign
esurent
plebians
trivial
cruel
greedy
low status
frivolous
trivial
malign
cruel
GRE Vocabulary
base
sedulous
fractious
contentious
the lowest, class without moral principles (adj)
done diligently and carefully, assiduous (adj)
irritable and likely to cause disruption (adj)
likely to argue, combative (adj)
base
the lowest, class without moral principles (adj)
sedulous
done diligently and carefully, assiduous (adj)
GRE Vocabulary
Iaconic
amenable
qualify
mercurial
adj. using very few words
adj. easily persuaded
v. to make less severe, to limit (a statement)
adj. prone to unexpected and unpredictable changes in mood
Iaconic
adj. using very few words
amenable
adj. easily persuaded
1,869 terms
GRE Vocabulary
articulate ( v, adj. )
denigrate
discrepancy
adjudicate
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
charge falsely or with malicious intent
a difference between two or more things that should be the same
[intransitive, transitive] to make an official decision about…
articulate ( v, adj. )
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
denigrate
charge falsely or with malicious intent
GRE Vocabulary
abstain
adulterate
anomaly
apathy
to choose not to do something
to make impure
deviation from what is normal
lack of interest or emotion
abstain
to choose not to do something
adulterate
to make impure
GRE Vocabulary
Waxed
Piquant
Indolance
Cloying
to grow larger or stronger
having a pleasant, spicy taste; interesting and exciting
the quality of being lazy
too sweet, pleasant, or emotional
Waxed
to grow larger or stronger
Piquant
having a pleasant, spicy taste; interesting and exciting
87 terms
GRE vocabulary
Capricious
Fulminate
Erudite
Extemporaneous
Inclined to change ones mind impulsively (adj)
To loudly attached k or denounce
...
...
Capricious
Inclined to change ones mind impulsively (adj)
Fulminate
To loudly attached k or denounce
60 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
28 terms
GRE Vocabulary
lascivious
lionize
indemnify
acerbic
lustful or lewd, filled with or showing sexual desire
to treat as a celebrity
Free someone from from future responsibility, to promise mone…
sharp or sarcastic
lascivious
lustful or lewd, filled with or showing sexual desire
lionize
to treat as a celebrity
63 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Abscond
Abstain
Abyss
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity ... -As the hurricane's…
to leave secretly... -The patron __________ from the restaurant…
to choose not to do something... -She __________ from choosing a…
an extremely deep hole... -The submarine dove into the _________…
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity ... -As the hurricane's…
Abscond
to leave secretly... -The patron __________ from the restaurant…
GRE Vocabulary
aberrant
abscond
advocate
aggrandize
deviating from normal or correct
to leave secretly and hide, often to avoid the law
to speak, plead, or argue for a cause, or in another's behalf…
to make greater, to increase, thus, to exaggerate
aberrant
deviating from normal or correct
abscond
to leave secretly and hide, often to avoid the law
338 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Disseminate
Gainsay
Latent
(v.) to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
(v.) to scatter or spread widely
(v.) to deny, contradict, controvert; to dispute, oppose
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
Abate
(v.) to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Disseminate
(v.) to scatter or spread widely
73 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Bombast
Objectivity
Simplicity
Superfluous
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress p…
the quality of being objective or unbiased
the quality or condition of being easy to understand or do
unnecessary
Bombast
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress p…
Objectivity
the quality of being objective or unbiased
484 terms
Gre Vocabulary
Munificent
Mendacious
Nugatory
Ersatz
(of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is u…
Not telling the truth; lying... Synonyms: lying, untruthful
Of no value or importance... Synonyms: Worthless, unimportant,…
(of a product) made or used as a substitute, typically an inf…
Munificent
(of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is u…
Mendacious
Not telling the truth; lying... Synonyms: lying, untruthful
664 terms
GRE Vocabulary
chortle... (v)
benighted... (adj)
blinkered... (adj)
bilious... (adj)
to chuckle or laugh merrily
(1) (literally): overtaken by night... (2) (figuratively): lack…
having or showing a limited outlook or understanding
constantly irritable
chortle... (v)
to chuckle or laugh merrily
benighted... (adj)
(1) (literally): overtaken by night... (2) (figuratively): lack…
92 terms
GRE vocabulary
aberrant
aberration
abet
abeyance
markedly different from an accepted norm
deviation from a right, customary or prescribed course
to aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)
a state of suspension or temporary inaction
aberrant
markedly different from an accepted norm
aberration
deviation from a right, customary or prescribed course
312 terms
GRE Vocabulary
obfuscate
kismet
imbroglio
excoriate
render obscure, unclear, unintelligible; bewilder (someone)
destiny, fate
extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation
censure or criticize severely
obfuscate
render obscure, unclear, unintelligible; bewilder (someone)
kismet
destiny, fate
182 terms
GRE Vocabulary
abate
abscond
abstain
abyss
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to leave secretly
to choose not to do something
an extremely deep hole
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
abscond
to leave secretly
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Abscond
Abstain
Abyss
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to leave secretly
To choose not to do something
An extremely deep hole
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Abscond
to leave secretly
365 terms
GRE
candid
cacophony
boor
blithe
impartial and honest in speech... The observations of a child c…
a harsh, jarring noise... The junior high orchestra created an…
a crude person; one lacking manners or taste... "That utter boo…
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought... Summer fina…
candid
impartial and honest in speech... The observations of a child c…
cacophony
a harsh, jarring noise... The junior high orchestra created an…
50 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Extemporize
Scurrilous
Incorrigible
Portentous
compose, perform, or produce something without preparation; i…
making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the…
not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed.
done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress.
Extemporize
compose, perform, or produce something without preparation; i…
Scurrilous
making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the…
GRE Vocabulary
abridge
compendium
cursory
curtail
to shorten without losing the sense
a collection of concise but detailed information about a part…
hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed
reduce in extent or quantity
abridge
to shorten without losing the sense
compendium
a collection of concise but detailed information about a part…
139 terms
GRE Vocabulary
anomaly
equivocal
lucid
assuage
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form;…
allowing the possibility of several different meanings, as a…
easily understood; completely intelligible; characterized by…
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate; to ap…
anomaly
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form;…
equivocal
allowing the possibility of several different meanings, as a…
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary
belies
prosaic
fastidious
tenuous
contradicts
commonplace; matter of fact
very attentive; scrupulous; meticulous
weak; insubstantial or questionable
belies
contradicts
prosaic
commonplace; matter of fact
636 terms
GRE Vocabulary
expunge
exacerbate
indecorous
forbearance
(v) to erase or obliterate
(v) to worsen
(adj) embarrassing; improper
(n) patience; restraint, tolerance
expunge
(v) to erase or obliterate
exacerbate
(v) to worsen
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Abscond
Aggrandize
Amalgate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
To leave secretly
To increase jn power, influence, and reputation
To combine; to... Mix together
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Abscond
To leave secretly
9 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Pedantic
Antediluvian
Pusillanimous
Jejune
Orthodox
Extremely old-fashioned
Cowardly
Vapid and immature
Pedantic
Orthodox
Antediluvian
Extremely old-fashioned
GRE vocabulary
castigated
esoteric
axiomatic
malfeasance
criticize or reprimand severely
belonging to the select few
self-evident; obvious
wrongdoing
castigated
criticize or reprimand severely
esoteric
belonging to the select few
16 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Belie
Analogus
Abject
Admonish
Contradict
Comparable
Miserable
To caution, reprimand
Belie
Contradict
Analogus
Comparable
47 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Extant
Ephemeral
Capricious
Corroborate
In existence
Short-lived
Whimsical, unpredictable
Confirm, make stronger
Extant
In existence
Ephemeral
Short-lived
171 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Domineering
Eminent
Unobjectionable
Execrable
Bully, intimidate
Distinguished, influential
Acceptable
Awful, terrible
Domineering
Bully, intimidate
Eminent
Distinguished, influential
GRE Vocabulary
Recidivism
Blandishment
Beguile
Meretricious
the act of returning to a life of crime
A flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade…
To trick or deceive; charm or enchant, sometimes in a decepti…
Attractive in a cheap or false way
Recidivism
the act of returning to a life of crime
Blandishment
A flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade…
321 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Voracity
(n) an eager and willingness to do something
(adj) dull and lacking imagination (not to describe people)
(n) truthful
(n) full of hunger (for food or knowledge)
Alacrity
(n) an eager and willingness to do something
Prosaic
(adj) dull and lacking imagination (not to describe people)
GRE Vocabulary
Anomaly
Equivocal
Lucid
Precipitate
deviation from what is normal
Ambiguous; intentionally misleading
Clear
(v.) to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; t…
Anomaly
deviation from what is normal
Equivocal
Ambiguous; intentionally misleading
GRE Vocabulary
Anomaly
Equivocal
Lucid
Precipitate
(Noun) Something unusual or unexpected... Sentence: Tom Brady t…
(Adjective) Not easily understood or explained... Sentence: Pol…
(Adjective) Very clear and easy to understand... Sentence: The…
(Verb) To cause something to happen suddenly... Sentence: Unfor…
Anomaly
(Noun) Something unusual or unexpected... Sentence: Tom Brady t…
Equivocal
(Adjective) Not easily understood or explained... Sentence: Pol…
447 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Aberrant
Abjure
Abrogate
To lessen in intensity or degree
Deviating from the norm
To renounce or reject solemy
To abolish or annul by authority
Abate
To lessen in intensity or degree
Aberrant
Deviating from the norm
333 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Aberrant
Abeyance
Abscond
Decrease, decline, fall, grow less, subside , or moderate
abnormal, deviant, anomalous, peculiar
suspend action, postpone, deferred, delay, hanging and floating
depart secretly and hide
Abate
Decrease, decline, fall, grow less, subside , or moderate
Aberrant
abnormal, deviant, anomalous, peculiar
50 terms
GRE - Vocabulary
aberration
abeyance
accolade
accretion
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
a state of temporary disuse or suspension.
an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an ack…
the process of growth or increase, typically by the gradual a…
aberration
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
abeyance
a state of temporary disuse or suspension.
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
50 terms
GRE vocabulary
Contentious
Pastoral
Decry
Apogee
Content = Contest... causing arguments.synonyms: controversial,…
rural
speak out against. synonyms: denounce, condemn, criticize, ce…
highest point
Contentious
Content = Contest... causing arguments.synonyms: controversial,…
Pastoral
rural
GRE VOCABULARY
Obsequious
Tacit
Neophyte
Pundits
characterized by showing servile complaisance or deference... (O…
implied by or inferred from actions or statements, its almost…
(noun) any new participant in some activity... (neo + Phyte = ne…
Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly fi…
Obsequious
characterized by showing servile complaisance or deference... (O…
Tacit
implied by or inferred from actions or statements, its almost…
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