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GRE Words Set 1
analogous
ascetic
bawdy
cavort
adjective. comparable
adjective. self-denying; austere
adjective. obscene
verb. to frolic
analogous
adjective. comparable
ascetic
adjective. self-denying; austere
50 terms
GRE Words Set 3
Panache
Forlorn
Subsume
Supplant
noun: distinctive and showy elegance ... "Jim, with his typical…
adj: marked by or showing hopelessness... "After her third pet…
verb: contain or include ... "The rogue wave quickly subsumed t…
verb: take the place or move into the position of: Replace... "…
Panache
noun: distinctive and showy elegance ... "Jim, with his typical…
Forlorn
adj: marked by or showing hopelessness... "After her third pet…
86 terms
GRE Word Set 1 from Major Tests
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
89 terms
GRE Vocab (S Words)
sacrosanct
sagacious
salient
salubrious
sacred, inviolable, not to be trespassed on or violated; abov…
wise; showing good judgment and foresight
obvious, standing out; projecting, protruding, jutting out
healthful, promoting health
sacrosanct
sacred, inviolable, not to be trespassed on or violated; abov…
sagacious
wise; showing good judgment and foresight
20 terms
Set 10 GRE words
misanthrope
probity
venal
irascible
someone who dislikes people in general
complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral princip…
capable of being corrupted
characterized by anger; quickly aroused to anger
misanthrope
someone who dislikes people in general
probity
complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral princip…
21 terms
GRE Words Set 3
Nascent
Nebulous
Neologism
Noxious
in early development stages, come into being
vague, cloudy, lacking in clearly defined form
the creation of new words or senses, a new word, expression o…
harmful, injurious
Nascent
in early development stages, come into being
Nebulous
vague, cloudy, lacking in clearly defined form
43 terms
GRE Words Set 4
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
to lessen in intensity of 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 of degree
Accolade
an expression of praise
20 terms
GRE Words set 6
Gauche
Ascetic
Prosaic
Quiescent
lacking ease or grace, socially awkward, unsophisticated
practice of extreme self discipline, especially for religious…
lacking poetic beauty
In the state of inactivity or dormancy
Gauche
lacking ease or grace, socially awkward, unsophisticated
Ascetic
practice of extreme self discipline, especially for religious…
28 terms
GRE Words Set 1
Obtuse
Blunt
Prodigious
Inured
not quick or smart, not observant or sensitive, dull, rounded…
Rounded, not sharp, abrupt in address or manner, impolite, dull
extraordinary in size or force, marvelous, wonderful, monstrous
accustomed to hardship, to become beneficial
Obtuse
not quick or smart, not observant or sensitive, dull, rounded…
Blunt
Rounded, not sharp, abrupt in address or manner, impolite, dull
61 terms
gre set list word #!
ABASE
abash
aerie
agape
lower, humiliate
embarrass
nest of large bird of prey
openmouthed
ABASE
lower, humiliate
abash
embarrass
10 terms
Gre words set 2
Insidious
Jubilant
celerity
fecklessness
Working in subtle but destructive way.
High spirited
noun - a rate that is rapid
noun - worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
Insidious
Working in subtle but destructive way.
Jubilant
High spirited
221 terms
GRE Word Sets
abridge
compendium
cursory
curtail
abbreviated communication
abbreviated communication
abbreviated communication
abbreviated communication
abridge
abbreviated communication
compendium
abbreviated communication
101 terms
GRE Word Set 2
pedestrian
inscrutable
brazen
vex
lacking imagination
not easily understood; unfathomable
unrestrained by convention or propriety
to annoy
pedestrian
lacking imagination
inscrutable
not easily understood; unfathomable
71 terms
GRE words set 4
acerbic
aggrandize
alchemy
amenable
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
yeah don't need adefinition
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
aggrandize
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
51 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words - Set 1
Providential
Imperceptibility
Precarious
Trifling
1.) Occurring at a favorable time; opportune ... 2.) involving d…
impossible to perceive
1.) not securely held or in position... 2.) dependent on chance;…
unimportant or trivial
Providential
1.) Occurring at a favorable time; opportune ... 2.) involving d…
Imperceptibility
impossible to perceive
16 terms
GRE WORD SET S
Hobnob
Machinate
Ingratiating
Perfidy
to spend time with someone (such as a famous or wealthy perso…
to plan or plot especially to do harm
intended to gain someone's favor or approval
the act of betraying someone or something : the state of not…
Hobnob
to spend time with someone (such as a famous or wealthy perso…
Machinate
to plan or plot especially to do harm
12 terms
GRE Words - my set
Dearth
Disparate
Imperceptible
Ameliorate
Noun- a scarcity or lack of something
Adjective- essentially different in kind; not allowing compar…
Adjective - very slight, gradual, or subtle:... the imperceptibl…
Verb- make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Dearth
Noun- a scarcity or lack of something
Disparate
Adjective- essentially different in kind; not allowing compar…
21 terms
GRE set 1 (300 words)
abase
abash
abate
abbreviate
lower; degrade; humiliate. //... Anna expected to have to curtsy…
embarrass... He was not at all ------- by her open admiration.
subside or moderate//... Rather than leaving immediately, they w…
shorten//... Because we were running out of time, the lecturer h…
abase
lower; degrade; humiliate. //... Anna expected to have to curtsy…
abash
embarrass... He was not at all ------- by her open admiration.
30 terms
GRE Words Set 7
antithetical
repudiate
hegemony
obsequious
sharply contrasted in character or purpose
reject as untrue or unfounded
dominance over a certain area
attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner; attempting to…
antithetical
sharply contrasted in character or purpose
repudiate
reject as untrue or unfounded
GRE words set 7
Didactic
Diffident
Dilatory
Din
Intended to teach or instruct... A ____ lecture is far more eff…
Reserved; shy; lacking in self-confidence... He is to ______ to…
Causing delay... I realized later that the student's ____ inter…
Loud, sustained sounds... The ____ in the train station rendere…
Didactic
Intended to teach or instruct... A ____ lecture is far more eff…
Diffident
Reserved; shy; lacking in self-confidence... He is to ______ to…
50 terms
GRE WORDS SET 2
Myriad
Ignominy
incontrovertible
putative
a great number
shame, humilation
undoubtedly true
commonly known for
Myriad
a great number
Ignominy
shame, humilation
72 terms
GRE word set 02
boorish
cynical
epistle
heresy
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter (form of communication)
against orthodox opinion
boorish
ill-mannered
cynical
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
GRE words set 12
Halcyon
Hallowed
Harangue
Harbinger
calm and peaceful... I'm looking forward to a ____ vacation on…
Holy; consecrated... Strawberry Fields in Central Park is ____…
To deliver a pompous speech or tirade... Sonny _____ his brothe…
Something that signals what is to come... The Grim Reaper, with…
Halcyon
calm and peaceful... I'm looking forward to a ____ vacation on…
Hallowed
Holy; consecrated... Strawberry Fields in Central Park is ____…
30 terms
GRE Words Set 9
zenith
thouroughgoing
stipend
indict
the highest point; culmination
very thorough; complete
a regular allowance (of money)
to formally charge or accuse of wrong-doing
zenith
the highest point; culmination
thouroughgoing
very thorough; complete
76 terms
GRE Word Set 1
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
(verb) to depart in secrecy; to steal off and hide
(adj.) deviating from the norm
(noun) eager and enthusiastic willingness
(noun) deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnorm…
Abscond
(verb) to depart in secrecy; to steal off and hide
Aberrant
(adj.) deviating from the norm
GRE word sets
difficult to understand
easy to understand
hesitate
act quickly
abstruse, bemusing, esoteric, opaque, recondite, ambiguous, c…
evident, cogent, eloquent, lucid, limpid, pellucid
dither, vacillate, oscillate, waver, teeter
abrupt, apace, headlong, impetuous, precipitate
difficult to understand
abstruse, bemusing, esoteric, opaque, recondite, ambiguous, c…
easy to understand
evident, cogent, eloquent, lucid, limpid, pellucid
27 terms
GRE Word Sets
Abbreviated Communication
Act Quickly
Assist
Bad Mood
"abridge, compendium, cursory, curtail, syllabus, synopsis, t…
"abrupt, apace, headlong, impetuous, precipitate"
"abet, advocate, ancillary, bolster, corroborate, countenance…
"bilious, dudgeon, irascible, pettish, petulant, pique, queru…
Abbreviated Communication
"abridge, compendium, cursory, curtail, syllabus, synopsis, t…
Act Quickly
"abrupt, apace, headlong, impetuous, precipitate"
37 terms
GRE words set 3
sojourning
confiscatory
tenet
polity
temporary stay
seizing property
a principle
form of government
sojourning
temporary stay
confiscatory
seizing property
30 terms
GRE Word Sets
Abbreviated Communication
Act Quickly
Assist
Bad Mood
abridge... compendium... cusory... curtail... syllabus... synopsis... terse
abrupt... apace... headlong... impetuous... precipitate
abet... advocate... ancillary... bolster... corroborate... countenance... espou…
bilious... dudgeon... irascible... pettish... petulant... pique... querulous... um…
Abbreviated Communication
abridge... compendium... cusory... curtail... syllabus... synopsis... terse
Act Quickly
abrupt... apace... headlong... impetuous... precipitate
GRE words set 16
Meretricious
Meticulous
Mettle
Minatory
Flashy; gaudy... The _____ stretch limousine looked out of plac…
Characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to det…
Strength of spirit; courage... The weeks of physical competitio…
menacing; threatening... The territorial dog gave a ____ look a…
Meretricious
Flashy; gaudy... The _____ stretch limousine looked out of plac…
Meticulous
Characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to det…
30 terms
GRE Words Set 8
brazen
garrulous
tempered
esoteric
unrestrained by convention or propriety
full of trivial conversation
moderated in effect
confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner c…
brazen
unrestrained by convention or propriety
garrulous
full of trivial conversation
8 terms
GRE word set 7
auspicious
austere
avarice
aver
favorable, propitious, successful, prosperous
without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic
greed, especially for wealth
to state as a fact; to confirm or support
auspicious
favorable, propitious, successful, prosperous
austere
without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic
GRE Words Set 4
clemency
loath
aplomb
conspicuous
leniency and compassion
reluctant
composure under strain
obvious
clemency
leniency and compassion
loath
reluctant
GRE Words Set 5
enjoin
bridle/bristle
raconteur
demurely/self-effacingly
give instructions to
express anger
skilled storyteller
meekly
enjoin
give instructions to
bridle/bristle
express anger
12 terms
GRE word set 3
alloy
amalgamate
ambiguity
ambivalence
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
to combine several elements into a whole
uncertainty in meaning
the quality of having opposing ideas or feelings
alloy
to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
amalgamate
to combine several elements into a whole
60 terms
GRE Word Set 30
Contravene
Convene
Intervene
Venturesome
to come into conflict with
to assemble for some public purpose
to come between disputing factions, mediate
showing a disposition to undertake risks
Contravene
to come into conflict with
Convene
to assemble for some public purpose
71 terms
GRE WORDS - set four
Acerbic
Aggrandize
Alchemy
Amenable
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
Acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
Aggrandize
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
50 terms
GRE Word Set 29
Attract
Contract
Detract
Protract
to draw either by physical force or by an appeal to emotions…
a legally binding document
to take away from, esp. a positive thing
to prolong, draw out, extend
Attract
to draw either by physical force or by an appeal to emotions…
Contract
a legally binding document
50 terms
GRE Word Set 17
Mob
Mobile
Mobilize
Moment
the rabble; a disorderly group of people (from the Latin mobi…
movable
to make ready for movement; to assemble
an instant; importance
Mob
the rabble; a disorderly group of people (from the Latin mobi…
Mobile
movable
50 terms
GRE Word Set 26
Semen
Seminary
Semicircle
Semiconscious
seed (of male animals)
a school, esp. for religious training (originally: a place fo…
half a circle
only partly conscious; half awake
Semen
seed (of male animals)
Seminary
a school, esp. for religious training (originally: a place fo…
50 terms
GRE Word Set 21
Petulant
Bibliophile
Philatelist
Philology
showing sudden irritation, esp. over some annoyance
one who loves or collects books
one who loves or collects postage stamps
the study of literary texts to establish their authenticity a…
Petulant
showing sudden irritation, esp. over some annoyance
Bibliophile
one who loves or collects books
50 terms
GRE Word Set 20
Poverty
Puerile
Pusillanimous
Impecunious
the condition of being poor
childish, immature
lacking courage or resolution
having no money; penniless
Poverty
the condition of being poor
Puerile
childish, immature
50 terms
GRE Words Set 2
Altruist
Amateur
Amatory
Amiable
a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
a person who engages in an activity for pleasure rather than…
of or pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
having or showing agreeable personal qualities
Altruist
a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
Amateur
a person who engages in an activity for pleasure rather than…
50 terms
GRE Words Set 1
Agnostic
Amoral
Anomaly
Anonymous
one who believes the existence of God is not provable
neither moral nor immoral; having no relation to morality
an irregularity
of unknown authorship or origin
Agnostic
one who believes the existence of God is not provable
Amoral
neither moral nor immoral; having no relation to morality
GRE words set 5
Coalesce
Coda
Cogent
Commensurate
To come together or unite... Suddenly, all the different ideas…
Concluding section of musical or literary piece... At the end o…
Appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing... Corrine…
Matching; corresponding in degree, size, or amount... Many job…
Coalesce
To come together or unite... Suddenly, all the different ideas…
Coda
Concluding section of musical or literary piece... At the end o…
GRE words set 14
Iniquity
Innocuous
Inscrutable
Insensible
Gross injustice; wickedness... The ____ of the government bailo…
Harmless; causing no damage... The movie is _____ entertainment…
Incapable of being discovered or understood... The secrets of t…
Unconscious; unresponsive... The boxer dropped his defenses jus…
Iniquity
Gross injustice; wickedness... The ____ of the government bailo…
Innocuous
Harmless; causing no damage... The movie is _____ entertainment…
GRE words set 21
Quagmire
Quash
Querulous
Query
A situation that is difficult to get out of... The company fell…
To quell; to put an end to forcibly... The governor called in t…
Prone to complaining or grumbling; quarrelsome... I've had nume…
Question; inquiry; doubt in the mind; reservation... The magazi…
Quagmire
A situation that is difficult to get out of... The company fell…
Quash
To quell; to put an end to forcibly... The governor called in t…
GRE words set 2
Apostate
Apotheosis
Apposite
Apprise
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions…
dedication; supreme example... With the force that launched a t…
appropriate; pertinent; relevant... The lawyer argued that the…
to give notice to; to inform... Be sure to _____ the security o…
Apostate
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions…
Apotheosis
dedication; supreme example... With the force that launched a t…
GRE words set 4
Cabal
Cachinnate
Cacophony
Cajole
a scheme or plot; a group of plotters... The stock price of a h…
to laugh loudly... The mad scientist began to _____ after he th…
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance... Gerald can't sl…
to inveigle; to coax through flattery... The director had to __…
Cabal
a scheme or plot; a group of plotters... The stock price of a h…
Cachinnate
to laugh loudly... The mad scientist began to _____ after he th…
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…
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