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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary
Abase
Abate
Abdicate
Aberrant
to humble; disgrace
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal or expected
Abase
to humble; disgrace
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 35
Pallid
Panache
Panegyric
Panoply
lacking color or liveliness
dash or flamboyance in style and action; verve
formal or elaborate praise
impressive array
Pallid
lacking color or liveliness
Panache
dash or flamboyance in style and action; verve
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 22
Incarnadine
Impasse
Impecunious
Imperturbable
blood-red in color
blocked path; dilemma with no solution
poor; having no money
not capable of being disturbed
Incarnadine
blood-red in color
Impasse
blocked path; dilemma with no solution
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Accretion
Acidulous
Acme
Adulterate
a growth in size; increase in amount
sour in taste or manner
highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
to make impure
Accretion
a growth in size; increase in amount
Acidulous
sour in taste or manner
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 43
Salubrious
Sanguine
Sardonic
Satiate
promoting health or well-being
ruddy; cheerfully optimistic
cynical; scornfully mocking
to satisfy fully or overindulge
Salubrious
promoting health or well-being
Sanguine
ruddy; cheerfully optimistic
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 41
Quixotic
Quotidian
Raconteur
Rarefy
overly idealistic; impractical
occurring daily; commonplace
witty, skillful storyteller
to make thinner or sparser
Quixotic
overly idealistic; impractical
Quotidian
occurring daily; commonplace
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 7
Bonhomie
Boor
Burgeon
Burnish
good-natured geniality; atmosphere of good cheer
crude person, one lacking manners or taste
to grow and flourish
to polish
Bonhomie
good-natured geniality; atmosphere of good cheer
Boor
crude person, one lacking manners or taste
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 45
Stratagem
Sublime
Sully
Supplant
trick designed to deceive an enemy
lofty or grand
to tarnish; taint
to replace (another) by force; to take the place of
Stratagem
trick designed to deceive an enemy
Sublime
lofty or grand
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 33
Nuance
Numismatics
Obdurate
Oblique
a subtle expression of meaning or quality
coin collecting
hardened in feeling; resistant to persuasion
indirect or evasive; misleading or devious
Nuance
a subtle expression of meaning or quality
Numismatics
coin collecting
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 24
Inquest
Insipid
Insurrection
Inter
an investigation; an inquiry
not interesting; lacking flavor
rebellion
to bury
Inquest
an investigation; an inquiry
Insipid
not interesting; lacking flavor
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 6
Axiom
Banal
Belfry
Bevy
premise; postulate; self-evident truth
predictable; cliched; boring
bell tower; room in which a bell is hung
group
Axiom
premise; postulate; self-evident truth
Banal
predictable; cliched; boring
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Anomaly
Antagonize
Antipathy
Apathy
deviation from what is normal
to annoy or provoke to anger
extreme dislike
lack of interest or emotion
Anomaly
deviation from what is normal
Antagonize
to annoy or provoke to anger
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 16
Epicure
Equivocate
Erratic
Ersatz
person with refined taste in food and drink
to use expressions of double meaning in order to mislead
wandering and unpredictable
fake
Epicure
person with refined taste in food and drink
Equivocate
to use expressions of double meaning in order to mislead
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 44
Sobriquet
Solecism
Soporific
Spartan
nickname
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech
causing sleep or lethargy
highly self-disciplined; frugal; austere
Sobriquet
nickname
Solecism
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 48
Variegated
Venerable
Venerate
Veracity
varied; marked with different colors
respected because of age
to respect deeply
filled with truth and accuracy
Variegated
varied; marked with different colors
Venerable
respected because of age
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 34
Opaque
Opine
Opprobrium
Orotund
impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
to express an opinion
public disgrace
pompous
Opaque
impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
Opine
to express an opinion
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Ardor
Arrogate
Articulate
Assail
intense and passionate feeling
to claim without justification; to claim for oneself without…
able to speak clearly and expressively
to attack; assault
Ardor
intense and passionate feeling
Arrogate
to claim without justification; to claim for oneself without…
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 12
Diatribe
Dictum
Diffident
Dilate
an abusive, condemnatory speech
authoritative statement
lacking self-confidence
to make larger; expand
Diatribe
an abusive, condemnatory speech
Dictum
authoritative statement
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 10
Cosset
Coterie
Craven
Credulous
to pamper; treat with great care
an intimate group of persons with a similar purpose
lacking courage
too trusting; gullible
Cosset
to pamper; treat with great care
Coterie
an intimate group of persons with a similar purpose
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 1
Abase
Abate
Abdicate
Aberrant
to humble; disgrace
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal or expected
Abase
to humble; disgrace
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 29
Lucid
Lugubrious
Lumber
Luminous
clear and easily understood
full of sadness or sorrow : very sad especially in an exagger…
to move slowly and awkwardly
bright; brilliant; glowing
Lucid
clear and easily understood
Lugubrious
full of sadness or sorrow : very sad especially in an exagger…
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 30
Mannered
Mar
Martinet
Maudlin
artificial or stilted in character
to damage or deface; spoil
strict discipliarian; one who rigidly follows rules
showing or expressing too much emotion especially in a foolis…
Mannered
artificial or stilted in character
Mar
to damage or deface; spoil
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 13
Dissemble
Dissonance
Distaff
Distend
to present a false appearance; to disguise one's real intenti…
a harsh and disagreeable combination, especially of sounds
the female branch of a family
to swell, inflate, or bloat
Dissemble
to present a false appearance; to disguise one's real intenti…
Dissonance
a harsh and disagreeable combination, especially of sounds
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 14
Droll
Dupe
Dyspeptic
Ebullient
amusing in a wry, subtle way
to deceive; a person who is easily deceived
suffering from indigestion; gloomy and irritable
exhilarated; full of enthusiam and high spirits
Droll
amusing in a wry, subtle way
Dupe
to deceive; a person who is easily deceived
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 27
Jettison
Jingoism
Jocular
Judicious
to discard; to get rid of as unnecessary or encumbering
belligerent support of one's country
playful; humorous
sensible; showing good judgement
Jettison
to discard; to get rid of as unnecessary or encumbering
Jingoism
belligerent support of one's country
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 39
Precipitate
Precis
Prescient
Prevaricate
acting with excessive haste or impulse
a concise summary of essential points, statements, or facts
having foresight
to lie or deviate from the truth
Precipitate
acting with excessive haste or impulse
Precis
a concise summary of essential points, statements, or facts
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 31
Militate
Mirth
Misanthrope
Missive
tend to prevent; work against
frivolity; gaiety; laughter
a person who dislikes others
a written note or letter
Militate
tend to prevent; work against
Mirth
frivolity; gaiety; laughter
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 37
Permeate
Perspicacious
Pervade
Phalanx
to penetrate
quick in noticing, understanding, or judging things accurately
to be present throughout; to permeate
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
Permeate
to penetrate
Perspicacious
quick in noticing, understanding, or judging things accurately
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 21
Hermetic
Heterogeneous
Hoary
Homogeneous
tightly sealed
composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
very old; whitish or gray from age
of a similar kind
Hermetic
tightly sealed
Heterogeneous
composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 8
Cartography
Castigate
Catalyst
Catholic
science or art of making maps
to punish or criticize harshly
something that brings about a change in something else
universal broad and comprehensive
Cartography
science or art of making maps
Castigate
to punish or criticize harshly
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 17
Euphemism
Euphony
Exacerbate
Exculpate
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
pleasant, harmonious sound
to make worse
to clear from blame; prove innocent
Euphemism
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more dista…
Euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 25
Leery
Languid
Lapidary
Larceny
suspicious
showing or having very little strength, energy, or activity
relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them
theft of property
Leery
suspicious
Languid
showing or having very little strength, energy, or activity
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 40
Propitiate
Propriety
Prudence
Puerile
to appease or pacify
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
careful good judgment that allows someone to avoid danger or…
childish, immature
Propitiate
to appease or pacify
Propriety
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 46
Tendentious
Taciturn
Tenuous
Tangential
biased, showing marked tendencies
silent; not talkative
having little substance or strength, flimsy, weak
digressing; diverting
Tendentious
biased, showing marked tendencies
Taciturn
silent; not talkative
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 47
Transitory
Trenchant
Turgid
Tyro
temporary; lasting a brief time
acute, sharp, or incisive; forceful; effective
swollen, bloated, pompous, excessively ornate
beginner; novice
Transitory
temporary; lasting a brief time
Trenchant
acute, sharp, or incisive; forceful; effective
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 49
Vim
Welter
Vituperate
Whet
vitality and energy
to writhe, to toss about, to be in turmoil
to abuse verbally; berate
to sharpen or stimulate
Vim
vitality and energy
Welter
to writhe, to toss about, to be in turmoil
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 19
Forestall
Fortuitous
Fractious
Frenetic
to prevent or delay; anticipate
happening by chance; fortunate
unruly; rebellious
frantic; frenzied
Forestall
to prevent or delay; anticipate
Fortuitous
happening by chance; fortunate
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 28
Lachrymose
Laconic
Lament
Lampoon
tearful
using few words
to express sorrow; to grieve
to ridicule with satire
Lachrymose
tearful
Laconic
using few words
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 32
Multifarious
Myopic
Nadir
Naive
diverse
lacking foresight; having a narrow view
lowest point
lacking sophistication or experience
Multifarious
diverse
Myopic
lacking foresight; having a narrow view
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 42
Requite
Restive
Reticent
Rhetoric
to return or repay
impatient, uneasy, or restless
silent; reserved
effective writing or speaking
Requite
to return or repay
Restive
impatient, uneasy, or restless
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 9
Coalesce
Coffer
Cogent
Collusion
to grow together to form a single whole
strongbox; large chest for money
convincing and well-reasoned
collaboration; complicity; conspiracy
Coalesce
to grow together to form a single whole
Coffer
strongbox; large chest for money
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 15
Eloquent
Embellish
Emulate
Encomium
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
to add ornamental or fictitious details
to copy; to try to equal or excel
warm praise
Eloquent
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
Embellish
to add ornamental or fictitious details
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 23
Inchoate
Inculcate
Indolent
Inexorable
not fully formed; disorganized
to teach and impress by frequent repetitions
habitually lazy or idle
inflexible; unyielding
Inchoate
not fully formed; disorganized
Inculcate
to teach and impress by frequent repetitions
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 38
Plebeian
Plethora
Plucky
Polemic
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
excess
courageous; spunky
an attack against someone else's opinions, beliefs, practices…
Plebeian
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
Plethora
excess
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 26
Libertine
Intrepid
Inundate
Inure
a person (especially a man) who leads an immoral life and is…
fearless; resolutely courageous
to overwhelm; to cover with water
to harden; accustom; become used to
Libertine
a person (especially a man) who leads an immoral life and is…
Intrepid
fearless; resolutely courageous
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Alleviate
Amalgamate
Ambiguous
Ameliorate
to make more bearable
to combine; to mix together
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
to make better; to improve
Alleviate
to make more bearable
Amalgamate
to combine; to mix together
10 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 11
Decorum
Deface
Deference
Deleterious
appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
to mar the appearance of; vandalize
respect; courtesy
subtly or unexpectedly harmful
Decorum
appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
Deface
to mar the appearance of; vandalize
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 18
Fanatical
Fatuous
Fawn
Fecund
acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquest…
foolish; stupid
to try to get the approval of an important or powerful person…
fertile; fruitful; productive
Fanatical
acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquest…
Fatuous
foolish; stupid
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 50
Winsome
Wizened
Wraith
Xenophobia
charming; happily engaging
shriveled; withered; wrinkled
a ghost or specter; a ghost of a living person seen just befo…
a fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers
Winsome
charming; happily engaging
Wizened
shriveled; withered; wrinkled
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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary Set 20
Glib
Glower
Gradation
Gregarious
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
to glare or stare angrily and intensely
process occurring by regular degrees or stages; variation in…
outgoing; sociable
Glib
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
Glower
to glare or stare angrily and intensely
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