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369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
145 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Dissemble
Sanguine
Homily
Venal
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
A sermon or morally instructive lecture; admonition. The prie…
Capable of being bought or bribed; corruptible. He avoided sp…
Dissemble
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Sanguine
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Epistle
sharp pungent (used of smells and tastes)
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter (form of communication)
Acrid
sharp pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Boorish
ill-mannered
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
lament
venerable
ameliorate
leery
to express sorrow; to grieve
respected because of age
to make better; to improve
suspicious
lament
to express sorrow; to grieve
venerable
respected because of age
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate (v)
Accolade (n)
Adulation (n)
Aesthetic (adj)
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate (v)
to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade (n)
an expression of praise
16 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Contretemps
Extirpate
Burgeon
Caustic
Unfortunate occurence; minor dispute
To tear up by roots; destroy
To grow rapidly or flourish
Burning or stinging; causing corrosion
Contretemps
Unfortunate occurence; minor dispute
Extirpate
To tear up by roots; destroy
52 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Incontrovertible
Ignomity
Affluent
Ensue
Not controversial
Shame; humiliation
Wealthy
Occur as a result of
Incontrovertible
Not controversial
Ignomity
Shame; humiliation
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate(verb)
Accolade(noun)
Adulation (noun)
Aesthetic (adjective)
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate(verb)
to lessen in intensity or degree
Accolade(noun)
an expression of praise
97 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
cacophony
calumny
canon
cant
harsh, discordant sound
false charges made with the intention of harming the reputati…
a body of fundamental rules or standards; a set of sacred tex…
the use of trite or stock language, especially for insincere…
cacophony
harsh, discordant sound
calumny
false charges made with the intention of harming the reputati…
GRE vocabulary set 2
Abate
accolade
adulation
aesthestic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
GRE Set 2.18
Euphony
sycophant
diaphonous
droll
pleasant, harmonious sound
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
allowing light to show through; delicate
amusing in a wry, subtle way
Euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
sycophant
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
34 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Taciturn
Abstracted
Fawning
Perfunctory
a person reserved or uncommunicative in speech
absent mind; distracted
displaying exaggerated flattery/affection
carried out with minimum effort
Taciturn
a person reserved or uncommunicative in speech
Abstracted
absent mind; distracted
169 terms
GRE Vocabulary: Set 2
Contortion
Swindle
Deluge
Scrupulous
Something contorted or twisted, as in position or meaning
To cheat (a person or business) out of money; to obtain by fr…
a great flood of water; a drenching rain; anything that overw…
Having or showing strict regard for what one considers right;…
Contortion
Something contorted or twisted, as in position or meaning
Swindle
To cheat (a person or business) out of money; to obtain by fr…
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
12 terms
GRE top vocabulary set 2
Analogous
Anomaly
Antagonize
Antipathy
Similar or alike in some way, equivalent to
Deviation from what is normal
To annoy or provoke in anger
Extreme dislike
Analogous
Similar or alike in some way, equivalent to
Anomaly
Deviation from what is normal
GRE Vocabulary: Set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
18 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
capricious
assiduous
equanimity
auspicious
given to sudden and unaccountable changes in mood and behavior
showing great care and perseverance
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
conducive to success, favorable
capricious
given to sudden and unaccountable changes in mood and behavior
assiduous
showing great care and perseverance
144 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Iconoclastic
indeterminate
insensible
dissemble
attacking cherished traditions; nonconformist; rebellious dis…
uncertain; not clearly fixed; undefined; unsettled; vague... An…
incapable of feeling; unresponsive; emotionless; unfeeling; u…
to deceive, hide behind a false appearance, conceal one's mot…
Iconoclastic
attacking cherished traditions; nonconformist; rebellious dis…
indeterminate
uncertain; not clearly fixed; undefined; unsettled; vague... An…
56 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Blithe
Din
Carp
Acerbic
Showing a casual or cheerful indifference, seen as callous an…
A loud unpleasant prolonged noise
Complain or find fault
Sharp and straightforward (typically about speech)
Blithe
Showing a casual or cheerful indifference, seen as callous an…
Din
A loud unpleasant prolonged noise
GRE Vocabulary - Set 2
Defensible
Levy
Lopsided
Apolitical
adj) excusable, capable of bring defended.... 'You may not agre…
v) impose and collect... 'Levy a fine.'... n) a charge imposed an…
adj) turned or twisted towards one side.... 'Both teams advance…
adj) politically neutral
Defensible
adj) excusable, capable of bring defended.... 'You may not agre…
Levy
v) impose and collect... 'Levy a fine.'... n) a charge imposed an…
72 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abscond (verb)
Aberrant (adj.)
Alacrity (noun)
Anomaly (noun)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm (noun form: aberration)
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality (…
Abscond (verb)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant (adj.)
deviating from the norm (noun form: aberration)
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression or praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression or praise
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate
Amalgamate
Boor
Coffer
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
To combine; to mix together
A crude person; one lacking manners or taste
A strongbox; a large chest for money
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Amalgamate
To combine; to mix together
50 terms
GRE vocabulary set 2
rarefy
solecism
fecund
fetid
to make thinner or sparser... synonyms: attenuate; thin
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech... synonyms: blooper; fau…
fertile; fruitful; productive; ... synonyms: flourishing; prolific
foul-smelling; putrid... synonyms funky; malodorous; noisome; ra…
rarefy
to make thinner or sparser... synonyms: attenuate; thin
solecism
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech... synonyms: blooper; fau…
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
balk
base
belie
benign, benignant
(verb)... Definition: Refuse to proceed or to do something... Usa…
(adj)... Definition: Morally low, mean, dishonorable; of little…
(verb)... Definition: Contradict or misrepresent... Usage: The ac…
(adj, adj)... Definition: Harmless; favorable; kindly, gentle,…
balk
(verb)... Definition: Refuse to proceed or to do something... Usa…
base
(adj)... Definition: Morally low, mean, dishonorable; of little…
20 terms
GRE Set 2
Augury
Subterfuge
Anodynes
Insolvent
(n.) prophecy; prediction of events
(n.) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
(adj.) not likely to provoke offense or (n.) capable of relie…
(adj.) Bankrupt; unable to pay debts.
Augury
(n.) prophecy; prediction of events
Subterfuge
(n.) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
17 terms
GRE vocab set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
83 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words (Set 2)
one who opposes established beliefs, c…
not capable of being disturbed
imposible to penetrate; incapable of b…
quick to act without thinking
ICONOCLAST
IMPERTURBABLE
IMPERVIOUS
IMPETUOUS
one who opposes established beliefs, c…
ICONOCLAST
not capable of being disturbed
IMPERTURBABLE
45 terms
gre vocab. set 2
impassioned
orator
ebullience
precarious
filled with passionate emotion
a skillful public speaker
intense enthusiasm
UNCERTAIN
impassioned
filled with passionate emotion
orator
a skillful public speaker
147 terms
GRE SET 2
magnanimous
egregious
singular
circumscribed
generous and understanding and tolerant
conspicuously bad or offensive
unusual or striking
restricted or limited
magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
17 terms
GRE Vocab Set 2
Accolade (noun)
Bucolic (adj)
Caustic (adj)
Demur (verb)
Expression of praise
Rustic, pastorial
burning, stinging
tk question, or oppose
Accolade (noun)
Expression of praise
Bucolic (adj)
Rustic, pastorial
GRE Vocab Set 2
abysmal
accretion
accrue
adamant
(adj) very bad
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
(v) to accumulate; to grow by additions
(adj) uncompromising, unyielding
abysmal
(adj) very bad
accretion
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
GRE, Set 2
aberration
malfeasance
tantamount
conciliate
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification:... His…
to overcome the distrust or hostility of; placate; win over:…
aberration
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
malfeasance
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
20 terms
GRE - Set 2
satirical
germane
prescient
melancholy
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
appropriate, relevant
having foresight
sad, depressed
satirical
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
germane
appropriate, relevant
73 terms
GRE vocabulary set 2
Abate
accolade
adulation
aesthestic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression of praise
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the be…
Abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
GRE Vocabulary (Set 2)
cajole
callow
calumny
cantankerous
to convince by flattering speech
immature; young and inexperienced
slander
grouchy; irritable
cajole
to convince by flattering speech
callow
immature; young and inexperienced
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Enigma
Ephemeral
Equivocal
Erudite
(n.) a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or diffi…
(adj.) lasting for a very short time ... (n.) an ephemeral plant
...
...
Enigma
(n.) a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or diffi…
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting for a very short time ... (n.) an ephemeral plant
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Puerile
Inviolable
Ebullient
A plomb
Childish
Sacred
Enthusiastic
Confidence, skill shown especially in a difficult situation
Puerile
Childish
Inviolable
Sacred
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Inured
Inundate
Blithe
Innocuous
causing someone to feel less sensitive or bothered by somethi…
to cause something to overflow
optimistic, worry-free
harmless
Inured
causing someone to feel less sensitive or bothered by somethi…
Inundate
to cause something to overflow
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate
Abbreviate
Aesthetic
Affable
*Subside or moderate
Shorten
*Artistic, dealing with or capable of appreciating the beauti…
Easily approachable, warmly friendly
Abate
*Subside or moderate
Abbreviate
Shorten
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate
Banal
Cacophony
Decorum
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Predictable, Clichéd, boring
Harsh, Jarring noise
Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Banal
Predictable, Clichéd, boring
69 terms
GRE Vocabulary set 2
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Epistle
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter (form of communication)
Acrid
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Boorish
ill-mannered
75 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
Verb... [uh-BEYT]... 1. to lessen in intensity or degree... 2. weaken…
Noun... [AK-uh-leyd]... 1. an expression of praise... 2. award/honor... 3…
Noun... [aj-uh-LEY-shuh n]... 1. excessive devotion to someone... 2. a…
Adjective... [es-THET-ik]... 1. dealing with, appreciative of, or r…
abate
Verb... [uh-BEYT]... 1. to lessen in intensity or degree... 2. weaken…
accolade
Noun... [AK-uh-leyd]... 1. an expression of praise... 2. award/honor... 3…
369 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
15 terms
ALA GRE Vocabulary Set 2
partisan
pragmatic
preposterous
prescient
one-sided, committed to a party, biased or prejudiced
practical, as opposed to idealistic
Absurd
Foreseeing the future;foresight
partisan
one-sided, committed to a party, biased or prejudiced
pragmatic
practical, as opposed to idealistic
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
369 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
Abeyance
Abrogate
Abscond
Sanguine
a temporary suspension of activity.
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
to leave quickly and secretly.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; blood-red; red;…
Abeyance
a temporary suspension of activity.
Abrogate
to abolish by formal or official means; to put aside; repeal.
176 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
spurious
flippant
conversant
blasphemous
not genuine, false
disrespectful
familiar and knowledgable
irrelevant
spurious
not genuine, false
flippant
disrespectful
17 terms
GRE Set 2
Ablution
Abnegate
Acidulous
Adventitious
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
slightly sour; sharp; caustic; moderately acid or tart.
associated with something by chance rather than as an integra…
Ablution
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abnegate
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
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