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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 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.
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…
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 General Vocabulary Set 3
Ablution
Abnegate
Acidulous
Adventitious
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
slightly sour; sharp; caustic; moderately acid or tart.
associated with something by chance rather than as an integra…
Ablution
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abnegate
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.);…
224 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 4
Dilatory
Maintain
Disparate
Innocuous
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar.
not harmful or injurious; harmless; not likely to irritate or…
Dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy; intended to c…
Maintain
to affirm; assert; declare; to support in speech or argument,…
321 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 1
Confound
Repudiate
Recapitulate
Polarize
to perplex or amaze, especially by a sudden disturbance or su…
to reject with disapproval.
to review by a brief summary.
to divide into sharply opposing factions.
Confound
to perplex or amaze, especially by a sudden disturbance or su…
Repudiate
to reject with disapproval.
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.
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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
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
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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
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 17
fractious
proclivity
prodigal
profligate
unruly; rebellious
a natural inclination or predisposition
lavish; wasteful
corrupt; degenerate
fractious
unruly; rebellious
proclivity
a natural inclination or predisposition
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 7
salient
lionize
hapless
verbose
prominent; of notable significance
to treat as a celebrity
unfortunate; having bad luck
wordy
salient
prominent; of notable significance
lionize
to treat as a celebrity
GRE Vocabulary Set 13
quixotic
vacillate
variegated
hoary
overly idealistic; impractical
to physically sway; to be indecisive
varied; marked with different colors
very old; whitish or gray from age
quixotic
overly idealistic; impractical
vacillate
to physically sway; to be indecisive
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GRE Vocabulary Set 4
gregarious
replete
repose
quotidian
outgoing; sociable
abundantly supplied; complete
relaxation; leisure
occurring daily; commonplace
gregarious
outgoing; sociable
replete
abundantly supplied; complete
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
sycophant
garrulous
glib
inculcate
a self-serving flatterer; a yes-man
tending to talk a lot
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand; casual
to teach; to impress in the mind
sycophant
a self-serving flatterer; a yes-man
garrulous
tending to talk a lot
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 19
diaphanous
divine
augury
crescendo
allowing light to show through; delicate
to foretell or know by inspiration
a prophecy; a prediction of events
steady increase in volume or force
diaphanous
allowing light to show through; delicate
divine
to foretell or know by inspiration
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
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 14
nuance
emulate
encomium
guile
a subtle expression of meaning or quality
to copy; to try to equal or excel
warm praise
deceit; trickery
nuance
a subtle expression of meaning or quality
emulate
to copy; to try to equal or excel
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 16
contumacious
neologism
placate
ossify
rebellious
new word or expression
to soothe or pacify
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly c…
contumacious
rebellious
neologism
new word or expression
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
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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 15
ingrate
ingratiate
tome
pulchritude
an ungrateful person
to gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to p…
a book, usually a large and academic one
beauty
ingrate
an ungrateful person
ingratiate
to gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to p…
19 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 5
unequivocal
explicit
satiate
austere
absolute; certain
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
to satisfy fully or overendulge
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
unequivocal
absolute; certain
explicit
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
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GRE Vocabulary Set 8
panegyric
abate
sobriquet
philistine
elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
nickname
a person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of in…
panegyric
elaborate praise; formal hymn of praise
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 9
chicanery
decorous
winsome
wizened
deception by means of craft or guile
proper; tasteful; socially correct
charming; happily engaging
shriveled; withered; wrinkled
chicanery
deception by means of craft or guile
decorous
proper; tasteful; socially correct
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.
22 terms
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
28 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Loathe
Antagonism
Sojourning
Euphoria
Extreme dislike
Conflict; dislike
Staying temporarily
Bliss
Loathe
Extreme dislike
Antagonism
Conflict; dislike
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 1
intransigent
slake
sentient
languid
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
to calm down or moderate
aware; conscious; able to perceive
lacking energy; indifferent' slow
intransigent
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
slake
to calm down or moderate
20 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
lament
venerable
ameliorate
leery
to express sorrow; to grieve
respected because of age
to make better; to improve
suspicious
lament
to express sorrow; to grieve
venerable
respected because of age
52 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Incontrovertible
Ignomity
Affluent
Ensue
Not controversial
Shame; humiliation
Wealthy
Occur as a result of
Incontrovertible
Not controversial
Ignomity
Shame; humiliation
32 terms
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
76 terms
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
77 terms
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
147 terms
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
33 terms
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
15 terms
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
14 terms
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
16 terms
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
GRE VOCABULARY SET 3
Aggravate
Aloof
Amalgamate
Amenable
Irritate
Detached
Combine
Agreeable
Aggravate
Irritate
Aloof
Detached
17 terms
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)
15 terms
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
17 terms
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
75 terms
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)
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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