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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…
77 terms
GRE Word Set 1
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
to steal off and hide
Deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
Deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
Abscond
to steal off and hide
Aberrant
Deviating from the norm
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
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
GRE words set 22
Repartee
Reprehensible
Repudiate
Rescind
Witty conversation... Few contemporary films have the same clev…
Worthy of blame or censure... The principal suspended the stude…
To refuse to have anything to do with; to disown... Galileo was…
To invalidate; to repeal; to retract... Once he realized he had…
Repartee
Witty conversation... Few contemporary films have the same clev…
Reprehensible
Worthy of blame or censure... The principal suspended the stude…
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…
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
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 ____…
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 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…
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 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 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…
GRE words set 24
Superfluous
Surfeit
Sybarite
Sycophant
Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary... Even after I cut o…
Excess; overindulgence... The ___ of food at the banquet caused…
A person who lead a life of pleasure and luxury... After winnin…
Someone who tries to get ahead through flattery and fawning…
Superfluous
Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary... Even after I cut o…
Surfeit
Excess; overindulgence... The ___ of food at the banquet caused…
GRE words set 17
Nonplussed
Nostrum
Noxious
Nugatory
Baffled; at a loss for what to say or do... When I first saw th…
Panacea; questionable remedy... Chocolate chip cookies were an…
Harmful; injurious... I think my old car is leaking ___ gases b…
Trifling; inconsequential... Our meeting was derailed because w…
Nonplussed
Baffled; at a loss for what to say or do... When I first saw th…
Nostrum
Panacea; questionable remedy... Chocolate chip cookies were an…
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
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
GRE words set 15
Lambaste
Laud
Libertine
Limn
To excoriate; to berate... The coach _____ his players at halft…
To praise highly... The sea-weary crew ______ the captain's dec…
Someone unrestrained by morality or convention... _____ challen…
To draw; to outline in detail... The artist _____ Parisian mark…
Lambaste
To excoriate; to berate... The coach _____ his players at halft…
Laud
To praise highly... The sea-weary crew ______ the captain's dec…
GRE word set 6
aspersion
assiduous
assuage
astringent
an act of defamation or maligning
diligent, hard-working
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
having a tightening effect on living tissue; harsh, severe
aspersion
an act of defamation or maligning
assiduous
diligent, hard-working
GRE words set 11
Forswear
Fortuitous
Founder
Fracas
To renounce; repudiate... I ____ Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and othe…
Happening by fortunate accident or chance... It was ____ that I…
To sink; to fail completely... I had a great business plan and…
Noisy quarrel; brawl... The ____ outside of the night club caus…
Forswear
To renounce; repudiate... I ____ Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and othe…
Fortuitous
Happening by fortunate accident or chance... It was ____ that I…
GRE Words Set 3
inimical
vicissitudes
apotheosis
germane
not friendly
a variation in circumstances
model of excellence or perfection
relevant and appropriate
inimical
not friendly
vicissitudes
a variation in circumstances
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 18
Ostensible
Ostentatious
Overweening
Palliate
Seeming; appearing as such... The ___ purpose of college is for…
Characterized by or given to pretentiousness... The economic do…
Presumptuously arrogant; overbearing... The ____ pride of the c…
To make something appear less serious; to make less severe... I…
Ostensible
Seeming; appearing as such... The ___ purpose of college is for…
Ostentatious
Characterized by or given to pretentiousness... The economic do…
GRE words set 19
Peripatetic
Personable
Peruse
Pervade
Itinerant; traveling on foot... It's difficult to maintain last…
Pleasing in appearance or personality... I think ___ bartenders…
To examine with great care... Frank ____ every page of the news…
To permeate... Spring ___ the entire city; flowers were bloomin…
Peripatetic
Itinerant; traveling on foot... It's difficult to maintain last…
Personable
Pleasing in appearance or personality... I think ___ bartenders…
50 terms
GRE Word Set 5
Cent
Centigrade
Centimeter
Centipede
a hundredth of a dollar
a temperature system with one hundred degrees between the fre…
one hundredth of a meter
a creature with many legs
Cent
a hundredth of a dollar
Centigrade
a temperature system with one hundred degrees between the fre…
50 terms
GRE Word Set 18
Renaissance
Astronaut
Circumnavigate
Cosmonaut
rebirth, esp. referring to culture
one who travels in outer space
to sail all the way around
one who travels in outer space
Renaissance
rebirth, esp. referring to culture
Astronaut
one who travels in outer space
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