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Kaplan - GRE Vocab - Hardest Words
abase
abate
abdicate
aberrant
(v) to humble; to disgrace... Synonyms: demean; humiliate
(v) to reduce in amount, degree, or severity... Synonyms: ebb; l…
(v) to give up a position, right, or power... Synonyms: cede; re…
(adj) deviating from what is normal or expected... Synonyms: abn…
abase
(v) to humble; to disgrace... Synonyms: demean; humiliate
abate
(v) to reduce in amount, degree, or severity... Synonyms: ebb; l…
25 terms
Kaplan 500 Hardest (Set 12)
Gregarious
Grievous
Grovel
Guile
(adjective) outgoing; sociable.
(adjective), causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing.
(verb) to humble oneself in a demeaning way.
(noun) deceit; trickery.
Gregarious
(adjective) outgoing; sociable.
Grievous
(adjective), causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing.
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 13
Distend... verb
Ossify... verb
Distaff... noun
Propriety... noun
to swell, inflate, or bloat
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly c…
the female branch of a family
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
Distend... verb
to swell, inflate, or bloat
Ossify... verb
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly c…
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 1
Diaphanous... adj
Palliate... verb
Fetid... adj
Interregnum... noun
allowing light to show through; delicate
to make less serious; ease
foul-smelling; putrid
period between reigns
Diaphanous... adj
allowing light to show through; delicate
Palliate... verb
to make less serious; ease
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 20
Salubrious... adj
Magnate... noun
Salient... adj
Neologism... noun
healthful
powerful or influential person
prominent; of notable significance
new word or expression
Salubrious... adj
healthful
Magnate... noun
powerful or influential person
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 8
Pedant... noun
Pejorative... noun
Eloquent... adj
Lumber... verb
someone who shows off learning
having bad connotations; disparaging
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to move slowly and awkwardly
Pedant... noun
someone who shows off learning
Pejorative... noun
having bad connotations; disparaging
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 2
Zephyr... noun
Antipathy... noun
Winsome... adj
Proclivity... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
extreme dislike
charming; happily engaging
a natural inclination or predisposition
Zephyr... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
Antipathy... noun
extreme dislike
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 7
Erratic... adj
Missive... noun
Euphemism... noun
Adulterate... verb
wandering and unpredictable
a written note or letter
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
to make impure
Erratic... adj
wandering and unpredictable
Missive... noun
a written note or letter
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 3
Prodigal... adj
Lapidary... adj
Blithe... adj
Soporific... adj
lavish; wasteful
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
causing sleep or lethargy
Prodigal... adj
lavish; wasteful
Lapidary... adj
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 4
Peripatetic... adj
Perfunctory... adj
Perfidious... adj
Peregrinate... verb
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
done in a routine way; indifferent
willing to betray one's trust
to wander from place to place; to travel; especially on foot
Peripatetic... adj
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
Perfunctory... adj
done in a routine way; indifferent
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 11
Effigy... noun
Implacable... adj
Dilate... verb
Monastic... adj
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
to make larger; expand
extremely plain or secluded, as in a monastery
Effigy... noun
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
Implacable... adj
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 18
Demagogue... noun
Raconteur... noun
Dupe... verb
Fecund... adj
a leader or rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or pr…
witty, skillful storyteller
to deceive; a person who is easily deceived
fertile; fruitful; productive
Demagogue... noun
a leader or rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or pr…
Raconteur... noun
witty, skillful storyteller
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 15
Lissome... adj
Anomaly... noun
Paradox... noun
Umbrage... noun
easily flexed; limber; agile
deviation from what is normal
a contradiction or dilemma
offense; resentment
Lissome... adj
easily flexed; limber; agile
Anomaly... noun
deviation from what is normal
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 17
Repast... noun
Phalanx... noun
Aggrandize... verb
Malleable... adj
meal or mealtime
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
capable of being shaped
Repast... noun
meal or mealtime
Phalanx... noun
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 5
Replete... adj
Toady... noun
Fawn... verb
Grovel... verb
abundantly supplied; complete
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
to grovel
to humble oneself in a demeaning way
Replete... adj
abundantly supplied; complete
Toady... noun
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 14
Expurgate... verb
Hegemony... noun
Esoteric... adj
Arbitrary... adj
to censor
the domination of one state or group over its allies
known or understood only by a few
determined by chance or impulse
Expurgate... verb
to censor
Hegemony... noun
the domination of one state or group over its allies
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 10
Obviate... verb
Sardonic... adj
Nascent... adj
Turgid... adj
to prevent; to make unnecessary
cynical; scornfully mocking
starting develop; coming into existence
swollen as from a fluid; bloated
Obviate... verb
to prevent; to make unnecessary
Sardonic... adj
cynical; scornfully mocking
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 6
Redress... noun
Juncture... noun
Ambiguous... adj
Anodyne... noun
relief from wrong or injury
point of time, especially where two things are joined
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
something that calms or soothes pain
Redress... noun
relief from wrong or injury
Juncture... noun
point of time, especially where two things are joined
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 12
Embellish... verb
Ersatz... adj
Pastiche... noun
Pathogenic... adj
to add ornamental or fictitious details
fake
piece of literature or music imitating other works
causing disease
Embellish... verb
to add ornamental or fictitious details
Ersatz... adj
fake
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 9
Levity... noun
Liberal... adj
Abjure... verb
Philanthropy... noun
an inappropriate lack of seriousness; overly casual
tolerant or broad-minded; generous or lavish
to reject; abandon formally
charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
Levity... noun
an inappropriate lack of seriousness; overly casual
Liberal... adj
tolerant or broad-minded; generous or lavish
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 16
Ingenuous... adj
Collusion... noun
Unequivocal... adj
Hyperbole... noun
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
absolute; certain
purposeful exaggeration for effect
Ingenuous... adj
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Collusion... noun
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 19
Diurnal... adj
Guile... noun
Garner... verb
Prescient... adj
existing during the day
deceit; trickery
to gather and store
having foresight
Diurnal... adj
existing during the day
Guile... noun
deceit; trickery
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 6
Redress... noun
Juncture... noun
Ambiguous... adj
Anodyne... noun
relief from wrong or injury
point of time, especially where two things are joined
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
something that calms or soothes pain
Redress... noun
relief from wrong or injury
Juncture... noun
point of time, especially where two things are joined
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 2
Zephyr... noun
Antipathy... noun
Winsome... adj
Proclivity... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
extreme dislike
charming; happily engaging
a natural inclination or predisposition
Zephyr... noun
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
Antipathy... noun
extreme dislike
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 3
Prodigal... adj
Lapidary... adj
Blithe... adj
Soporific... adj
lavish; wasteful
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
causing sleep or lethargy
Prodigal... adj
lavish; wasteful
Lapidary... adj
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 8
Pedant... noun
Pejorative... noun
Eloquent... adj
Lumber... verb
someone who shows off learning
having bad connotations; disparaging
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to move slowly and awkwardly
Pedant... noun
someone who shows off learning
Pejorative... noun
having bad connotations; disparaging
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 1
Diaphanous... adj
Palliate... verb
Fetid... adj
Interregnum... noun
allowing light to show through; delicate
to make less serious; ease
foul-smelling; putrid
period between reigns
Diaphanous... adj
allowing light to show through; delicate
Palliate... verb
to make less serious; ease
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 2
Zephyr
Antipathy
Winsome
Proclivity
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
extreme dislike
charming; happily engaging
a natural inclination or predisposition
Zephyr
a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
Antipathy
extreme dislike
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 15
Lissome
Anomaly
Paradox
Umbrage
easily flexed; limber; agile
deviation from what is normal
a contradiction or dilemma
offense; resentment
Lissome
easily flexed; limber; agile
Anomaly
deviation from what is normal
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 13
Distend
Ossify
Distaff
Propriety
to swell, inflate, or bloat
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly c…
the female branch of a family
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
Distend
to swell, inflate, or bloat
Ossify
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly c…
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 1
Diaphanous
Palliate
Fetid
Interregnum
allowing light to show through; delicate
to make less serious; ease
foul-smelling; putrid
period between reigns
Diaphanous
allowing light to show through; delicate
Palliate
to make less serious; ease
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 10
Obviate
Sardonic
Nascent
Turgid
to prevent; to make unnecessary
cynical; scornfully mocking
starting develop; coming into existence
swollen as from a fluid; bloated
Obviate
to prevent; to make unnecessary
Sardonic
cynical; scornfully mocking
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 4
Peripatetic
Perfunctory
Perfidious
Peregrinate
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
done in a routine way; indifferent
willing to betray one's trust
to wander from place to place; to travel; especially on foot
Peripatetic
wandering from place to place, especially on foot
Perfunctory
done in a routine way; indifferent
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 17
Repast
Phalanx
Aggrandize
Malleable
meal or mealtime
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
capable of being shaped
Repast
meal or mealtime
Phalanx
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 11
Effigy
Implacable
Dilate
Monastic
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
to make larger; expand
extremely plain or secluded, as in a monastery
Effigy
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
Implacable
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 12
Embellish
Ersatz
Pastiche
Pathogenic
to add ornamental or fictitious details
fake
piece of literature or music imitating other works
causing disease
Embellish
to add ornamental or fictitious details
Ersatz
fake
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 18
Demagogue
Raconteur
Dupe
Fecund
a leader or rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or pr…
witty, skillful storyteller
to deceive; a person who is easily deceived
fertile; fruitful; productive
Demagogue
a leader or rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or pr…
Raconteur
witty, skillful storyteller
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 3
Prodigal
Lapidary
Blithe
Soporific
lavish; wasteful
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
causing sleep or lethargy
Prodigal
lavish; wasteful
Lapidary
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
368 terms
GRE - Kaplan - Word Set 01
Difficult to Understand
Abate
Plausible
Recalcitrant
Abstruse, Ambiguous, Arcane, Bemusing, Cryptic, Enigmatic, Es…
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity ... Ex: As the hurrican…
Seeming reasonable or probable... Ex: A plausible explanation
Uncooperative, Stubborn
Difficult to Understand
Abstruse, Ambiguous, Arcane, Bemusing, Cryptic, Enigmatic, Es…
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity ... Ex: As the hurrican…
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 14
Expurgate
Hegemony
Esoteric
Arbitrary
to censor
the domination of one state or group over its allies
known or understood only by a few
determined by chance or impulse
Expurgate
to censor
Hegemony
the domination of one state or group over its allies
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 5
Replete
Toady
Fawn
Grovel
abundantly supplied; complete
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
to grovel
to humble oneself in a demeaning way
Replete
abundantly supplied; complete
Toady
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 16
Ingenuous
Collusion
Unequivocal
Hyperbole
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
absolute; certain
purposeful exaggeration for effect
Ingenuous
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Collusion
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 7
Erratic
Missive
Euphemism
Adulterate
wandering and unpredictable
a written note or letter
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
to make impure
Erratic
wandering and unpredictable
Missive
a written note or letter
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 20
Salubrious
Magnate
Salient
Neologism
healthful
powerful or influential person
prominent; of notable significance
new word or expression
Salubrious
healthful
Magnate
powerful or influential person
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 8
Pedant
Pejorative
Eloquent
Lumber
someone who shows off learning
having bad connotations; disparaging
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to move slowly and awkwardly
Pedant
someone who shows off learning
Pejorative
having bad connotations; disparaging
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 6
Redress
Juncture
Ambiguous
Anodyne
relief from wrong or injury
point of time, especially where two things are joined
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
something that calms or soothes pain
Redress
relief from wrong or injury
Juncture
point of time, especially where two things are joined
25 terms
Kaplan GRE Set 19
Diurnal
Guile
Garner
Prescient
existing during the day
deceit; trickery
to gather and store
having foresight
Diurnal
existing during the day
Guile
deceit; trickery
35 terms
Kaplan GRE Set A - 1
Bilk
Nominal
Blight
Blithe
to cheat; defraud (欺騙)
existing in name only; negligible (名義上的,有名無實的)
to afflict; destroy (植物, 枯萎)
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought (漫不經心的, 快樂的)
Bilk
to cheat; defraud (欺騙)
Nominal
existing in name only; negligible (名義上的,有名無實的)
30 terms
Kaplan GRE Set A - 3
lampoon
surfeit
grievous
frenetic
to ridicule with satire (諷刺文章)
excessive amount of... (過量,過度)
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing (令人悲痛的,悲傷的)
frantic; frenzied (發狂似的;狂熱的)
lampoon
to ridicule with satire (諷刺文章)
surfeit
excessive amount of... (過量,過度)
24 terms
GRE - Kaplan - Set 01
Dilated
Metastasized
Conversely
Laud
Make or become wider, larger or more open. EX: Her eyes dilat…
Spread to other sites. EX: Cancers that metastasize to the br…
Introducing a statement or idea that reverses one that has ju…
Praise highly, especially in a public context.... Ex: The direct…
Dilated
Make or become wider, larger or more open. EX: Her eyes dilat…
Metastasized
Spread to other sites. EX: Cancers that metastasize to the br…
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