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GRE Vocabulary Flashcards (Hardest)
Diurnal
Augury
Abase
Amortize
Adjective; existing during the day
Noun; prophecy, prediction of events
Verb; to humble, to disgrace
Verb; to diminish by installment payments
Diurnal
Adjective; existing during the day
Augury
Noun; prophecy, prediction of events
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Tyla's GRE Hardest Set
deferential
diminutive
obeisance
craven
respectful
extremely or unusually small
respect
lacking in courage; cowardly
deferential
respectful
diminutive
extremely or unusually small
369 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 1
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…
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GRE vocabulary-set 1
Abscond (verb)
Aberrant (adj)
Alacrity (noun)
Anomaly (noun)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off & hide.
deviating from de norm (noun form: aberration).
eager & enthusiastic willingness.
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality (…
Abscond (verb)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off & hide.
Aberrant (adj)
deviating from de norm (noun form: aberration).
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GRE: Vocabulary Set 1
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.
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GRE vocabulary set 1
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded prejudiced person
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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
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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
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GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Affability
Incongruous
Fortuitous
Fastidiousness
Being friendly
Not in harmony with
Happening by mistake or with luck
Particular; hard to please
Affability
Being friendly
Incongruous
Not in harmony with
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Loathe
Antagonism
Sojourning
Euphoria
Extreme dislike
Conflict; dislike
Staying temporarily
Bliss
Loathe
Extreme dislike
Antagonism
Conflict; dislike
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GRE Vocabulary Set 1
Abate
Adulterate
Anomaly
Apathy
To reduce in qty or severity
To make impure
Deviation from the normal
Lack of interest or emotion
Abate
To reduce in qty or severity
Adulterate
To make impure
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GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Incontrovertible
Ignomity
Affluent
Ensue
Not controversial
Shame; humiliation
Wealthy
Occur as a result of
Incontrovertible
Not controversial
Ignomity
Shame; humiliation
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GRE Vocabulary Set 1
Abscond (v)
Aberrant (adj)
Alacrity (n)
Anomaly (n)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
Abscond (v)
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant (adj)
deviating from the norm
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GRE Vocabulary Set 6
Aniconic
Anodyne (adj.)
Cadge
Coruscate
Not employing or permitting images
Relieving pain; soothing to mind or feelings
To obtain by imposing on another's generosity; to borrow with…
To emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle, gleam
Aniconic
Not employing or permitting images
Anodyne (adj.)
Relieving pain; soothing to mind or feelings
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Aver
Dissemble
Endemic
Evanescent
To state as fact; to declare or assert
To disguise or conceal; to mislead
Characteristic of a locality, region, or people
Tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing
Aver
To state as fact; to declare or assert
Dissemble
To disguise or conceal; to mislead
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GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Alloy (verb)
Condign
Consequential
Die (noun)
To commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Appropriate to the crime; fitting, deserved
Pompous; self-important (primary: logically following, import…
A tool used for shaping (tool-and-die shop)
Alloy (verb)
To commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Condign
Appropriate to the crime; fitting, deserved
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GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Acerbic (adj.)
Aggrandize (verb)
Alchemy (noun)
Amenable (adj.)
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, esp.…
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
Acerbic (adj.)
having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
Aggrandize (verb)
to increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige
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GRE Vocabulary Set 1
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abeyance
to make or become less in degree, intensity, value, or amount
to give up a right or responsibility, especially formally
going off the usual, normal, or right way; deviating from the…
a temporary state of inactivity
abate
to make or become less in degree, intensity, value, or amount
abdicate
to give up a right or responsibility, especially formally
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
laconic
laud
malinger
mollify
using very few words
praise, especially in public context
exaggerate or feign illness in order to escape duty or work
appease the anger or anxiety of someone, reduce the severity…
laconic
using very few words
laud
praise, especially in public context
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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
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GRE Vocabulary - 2nd set
trepidation
ebullient
diffidence
approbation
fear that something may happen; agitated, worried, alarmed
cheerful, full of energy, boiling with excitment
modesty or shyness resulting from a lack of self-confidence
approval
trepidation
fear that something may happen; agitated, worried, alarmed
ebullient
cheerful, full of energy, boiling with excitment
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GRE Vocabulary Set 7
Abjure
Adumbrate
Asperity
Asseverate
To renounce or reject solemnly
To foreshadow vaguely; to outline sketchily
Severity; rigor; acrimony, irritability
To allege or assert
Abjure
To renounce or reject solemnly
Adumbrate
To foreshadow vaguely; to outline sketchily
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
ebullient
eccentric
eclectic
effervescence
lively, enthusiastic
unconventional, irregular
choosing from a variety or sources; composed of a variety of…
liveliness
ebullient
lively, enthusiastic
eccentric
unconventional, irregular
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GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Badinage
Astringent
Garrulous
Inimical
Banter; humorous or witty conversation
Harsh; severe; having a tightening effect on tissue
Pointlessly talkative
Damaging; harmful; injurious
Badinage
Banter; humorous or witty conversation
Astringent
Harsh; severe; having a tightening effect on tissue
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GRE VOCABULARY SET 3
Aggravate
Aloof
Amalgamate
Amenable
Irritate
Detached
Combine
Agreeable
Aggravate
Irritate
Aloof
Detached
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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
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GRE Vocabulary Set 8
Meretricious
Minatory
Nonplussed
Obstreperous
Cheap, gaudy, tawdry, flashy
Menacing, threatening (rooted in Minotaur)
Baffled, bewildered; at a loss for what to do or think
Noisily and stubbornly defiant; aggressively boisterous
Meretricious
Cheap, gaudy, tawdry, flashy
Minatory
Menacing, threatening (rooted in Minotaur)
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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…
100 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 4
Sedulous
Shard
Soporific
Sparse
diligent; persistent; hard-working
a piece of broken pottery or glass
causing drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
thin; not dense; arranged at widely spaced intervals
Sedulous
diligent; persistent; hard-working
Shard
a piece of broken pottery or glass
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GRE Vocabulary Set 1
Abscond (verb)
Aberrant (adjective)
Alacrity (noun)
Anomaly (noun)
to depart clandetinely; 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 clandetinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant (adjective)
deviating from the norm ( Noun form: aberration)
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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
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Malevolent
Malleable
Mendacity
Meticulous
having or showing often vicious will, spite or hatred
capable of being shaped or formed; tractable; pliable
the condition of being untruthful; dishonesty
characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to det…
Malevolent
having or showing often vicious will, spite or hatred
Malleable
capable of being shaped or formed; tractable; pliable
GRE Vocabulary Set 1
alacrity
abscond
parsimony
aberrant
eager, excited to begin
to hold on to, take away and hide
to be stingy or very cheap
to move away from the 'typical' or 'normal'
alacrity
eager, excited to begin
abscond
to hold on to, take away and hide
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GRE Vocabulary Set 5
Countenance
Exacting
Hearken
Intractable
facial expression; approve or tolerate
severe in making demands; requiring precise attention
listen to; pay attention to
difficult to control or manage; stubborn
Countenance
facial expression; approve or tolerate
Exacting
severe in making demands; requiring precise attention
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GRE Vocabulary Set 4
contrive
provincial
pertinaceous
divisive
create or bring about (an object or situation) by deliberate…
local or regional; narrow in scope (parochial)
holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action
tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people
contrive
create or bring about (an object or situation) by deliberate…
provincial
local or regional; narrow in scope (parochial)
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GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Acumen (noun)
Adulterate (verb)
Amalgamate (verb)
Archaic (adj.)
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
to combine several elements into a whole (noun form: amalgama…
outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primitive…
Acumen (noun)
keen, accurate judgment or insight
Adulterate (verb)
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
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GRE Vocabulary - Set 1
Glossolalia
effluvium
heinous (adj)
cotton (on) to (verb phrase)
experiencing religious ecstasy... (In charismatic Christian comm…
unpleasant smell (There must be a poisonous effluvium that wa…
shocking (At his bedside, day and night, slavery looked more…
to like (everywhere cotton to violent lyrical images involvin…
Glossolalia
experiencing religious ecstasy... (In charismatic Christian comm…
effluvium
unpleasant smell (There must be a poisonous effluvium that wa…
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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
76 terms
GRE vocabulary Set 1
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
Abscond
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant
deviating from the norm
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GRE Vocabulary Set #4
Probity
Facile
Truculent
Tractable
Integrity; morality; virtue
Moving with ease; adept
Fierce; cruel; brutal
Easily managed; malleable
Probity
Integrity; morality; virtue
Facile
Moving with ease; adept
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 12
venerate
forestall
talon
vim
to respect deeply
to prevent or delay; to anticipate
claw of an animal, especially a bird of prey
vitality and energy
venerate
to respect deeply
forestall
to prevent or delay; to anticipate
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 11
prevaricate
pristine
politic
eulogy
to lie or deviate from the truth
fresh and clean; uncorrupted
shrewd and practical in managing or dealing with things; dipl…
a speech in praise of someone
prevaricate
to lie or deviate from the truth
pristine
fresh and clean; uncorrupted
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GRE Vocabulary (Set 1)
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to leave secretly
to choose not to do something
an extremely deep hole
ABATE
ABSCOND
ABSTAIN
ABYSS
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
ABATE
to leave secretly
ABSCOND
54 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
76 terms
GRE vocabulary Set 1
Abscond
Aberrant
Alacrity
Anomaly
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
Abscond
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant
deviating from the norm
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 18
alacrity
alleviate
peregrinate
fawn
speed or quickness
to make more bearable
to wander from place to place; to travel, especially on foot
to grovel
alacrity
speed or quickness
alleviate
to make more bearable
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 6
exacerbate
keen
kindle
tacit
to make worse
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
to set fire to or ignite; to excite or inspire
done without using words
exacerbate
to make worse
keen
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 10
disabuse
discern
disparate
aberrant
to set free; to free from error
to perceive ore recognize
fundamentally different; entirely unlike
deviating from what is normal or expected
disabuse
to set free; to free from error
discern
to perceive ore recognize
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