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GRE Hit Parade 14-15 Set 2
Canonical
Capricious
Censure
Chicanery
(adj.) Following in agreement with accepted traditional stand…
(adj.) Inclined to change one's mind impulsively, erratic, un…
(v) To criticize severely; to officially rebuke
(n) Tricky or subterfuge
Canonical
(adj.) Following in agreement with accepted traditional stand…
Capricious
(adj.) Inclined to change one's mind impulsively, erratic, un…
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GRE-Hit Parade Group-2 (Set 2)
Adulation (noun)
aesthetic (adjective)
ameliorate (verb)
ascetic (noun)
praise and admiration for someone that is more than they real…
connected with beauty and the study of beauty
to make a bad situation better or less harmful
living without any physical pleasures or comforts, especially…
Adulation (noun)
praise and admiration for someone that is more than they real…
aesthetic (adjective)
connected with beauty and the study of beauty
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GRE-Hit Parade Group 3 (Set 2)
acumen (noun)
adulterate (verb)
amalgamate (verb)
archaic (adjective)
the ability to think quickly and make good judgments
to make food or drink less pure by adding another substance o…
if two organizations amalgamate, or if one amalgamates with a…
old and no longer used
acumen (noun)
the ability to think quickly and make good judgments
adulterate (verb)
to make food or drink less pure by adding another substance o…
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GRE-Hit Parade Group 4 (Set 2)
derision (noun)
contemptuous (adjective)
desiccated (adjective)
dilettante (noun)
when you show that you think someone or something is stupid o…
showing that you think someone or something deserves no respect
desiccated food has been dried in order to preserve it
someone who is not serious about what they are doing or does…
derision (noun)
when you show that you think someone or something is stupid o…
contemptuous (adjective)
showing that you think someone or something deserves no respect
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GRE-Hit Parade Group 1 (Set 2)
axiomatic (adjective)
canonical (adjective)
capricious (adjective)
censure (noun)
something that is axiomatic does not need to be proved becaus…
according to canon law (canon: a standard, rule, or principle…
likely to change your mind suddenly or behave in an unexpecte…
the act of expressing strong disapproval and criticism
axiomatic (adjective)
something that is axiomatic does not need to be proved becaus…
canonical (adjective)
according to canon law (canon: a standard, rule, or principle…
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set 2 Really Hard GRE Vocabulary-Hit Parade+Barrons
Abeyance
Abjure
Accretion
Actuate
temporary suppression or suspension
(v.) to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
a growth in size; an increase in amount
put in motion or move to act; To motivate
Abeyance
temporary suppression or suspension
Abjure
(v.) to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
81 terms
gre set 2 - hit parade 1
prose
hedonist
extirpated
conjecture
Any writing that is not poetry
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the mos…
exterminated; erased; destroy
Guess
prose
Any writing that is not poetry
hedonist
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the mos…
113 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
(n) An expression of praise.
(n) Excessive praise; intense adoration.
(adj) Dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or…
Abate
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
Accolade
(n) An expression of praise.
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.
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…
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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
rebuentello GRE Hit Parade Group 1 Set 2
Lucid (adj)
Magnanimity (noun)
Martial (adj)
Mundane (adj)
to praise highly (adj form laudatory)
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp.…
associated with war and the armed forces
of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
Lucid (adj)
to praise highly (adj form laudatory)
Magnanimity (noun)
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp.…
76 terms
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
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
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
97 terms
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…
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
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
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GRE top vocabulary set 2
Analogous
Anomaly
Antagonize
Antipathy
Similar or alike in some way, equivalent to
Deviation from what is normal
To annoy or provoke in anger
Extreme dislike
Analogous
Similar or alike in some way, equivalent to
Anomaly
Deviation from what is normal
GRE Set 2.18
Euphony
sycophant
diaphonous
droll
pleasant, harmonious sound
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
allowing light to show through; delicate
amusing in a wry, subtle way
Euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
sycophant
a self-serving flatterer; yes-man
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.
83 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words (Set 2)
one who opposes established beliefs, c…
not capable of being disturbed
imposible to penetrate; incapable of b…
quick to act without thinking
ICONOCLAST
IMPERTURBABLE
IMPERVIOUS
IMPETUOUS
one who opposes established beliefs, c…
ICONOCLAST
not capable of being disturbed
IMPERTURBABLE
34 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Taciturn
Abstracted
Fawning
Perfunctory
a person reserved or uncommunicative in speech
absent mind; distracted
displaying exaggerated flattery/affection
carried out with minimum effort
Taciturn
a person reserved or uncommunicative in speech
Abstracted
absent mind; distracted
169 terms
GRE Vocabulary: Set 2
Contortion
Swindle
Deluge
Scrupulous
Something contorted or twisted, as in position or meaning
To cheat (a person or business) out of money; to obtain by fr…
a great flood of water; a drenching rain; anything that overw…
Having or showing strict regard for what one considers right;…
Contortion
Something contorted or twisted, as in position or meaning
Swindle
To cheat (a person or business) out of money; to obtain by fr…
GRE Vocabulary: Set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
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
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate
Amalgamate
Boor
Coffer
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
To combine; to mix together
A crude person; one lacking manners or taste
A strongbox; a large chest for money
Abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Amalgamate
To combine; to mix together
50 terms
GRE vocabulary set 2
rarefy
solecism
fecund
fetid
to make thinner or sparser... synonyms: attenuate; thin
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech... synonyms: blooper; fau…
fertile; fruitful; productive; ... synonyms: flourishing; prolific
foul-smelling; putrid... synonyms funky; malodorous; noisome; ra…
rarefy
to make thinner or sparser... synonyms: attenuate; thin
solecism
grammatical mistake; blunder in speech... synonyms: blooper; fau…
72 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abscond (verb)
Aberrant (adj.)
Alacrity (noun)
Anomaly (noun)
to depart clandestinely; 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 clandestinely; to steal off and hide
Aberrant (adj.)
deviating from the norm (noun form: aberration)
56 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Blithe
Din
Carp
Acerbic
Showing a casual or cheerful indifference, seen as callous an…
A loud unpleasant prolonged noise
Complain or find fault
Sharp and straightforward (typically about speech)
Blithe
Showing a casual or cheerful indifference, seen as callous an…
Din
A loud unpleasant prolonged noise
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GRE Vocabulary Set 2
capricious
assiduous
equanimity
auspicious
given to sudden and unaccountable changes in mood and behavior
showing great care and perseverance
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especiall…
conducive to success, favorable
capricious
given to sudden and unaccountable changes in mood and behavior
assiduous
showing great care and perseverance
GRE Vocabulary - Set 2
Defensible
Levy
Lopsided
Apolitical
adj) excusable, capable of bring defended.... 'You may not agre…
v) impose and collect... 'Levy a fine.'... n) a charge imposed an…
adj) turned or twisted towards one side.... 'Both teams advance…
adj) politically neutral
Defensible
adj) excusable, capable of bring defended.... 'You may not agre…
Levy
v) impose and collect... 'Levy a fine.'... n) a charge imposed an…
144 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Iconoclastic
indeterminate
insensible
dissemble
attacking cherished traditions; nonconformist; rebellious dis…
uncertain; not clearly fixed; undefined; unsettled; vague... An…
incapable of feeling; unresponsive; emotionless; unfeeling; u…
to deceive, hide behind a false appearance, conceal one's mot…
Iconoclastic
attacking cherished traditions; nonconformist; rebellious dis…
indeterminate
uncertain; not clearly fixed; undefined; unsettled; vague... An…
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
balk
base
belie
benign, benignant
(verb)... Definition: Refuse to proceed or to do something... Usa…
(adj)... Definition: Morally low, mean, dishonorable; of little…
(verb)... Definition: Contradict or misrepresent... Usage: The ac…
(adj, adj)... Definition: Harmless; favorable; kindly, gentle,…
balk
(verb)... Definition: Refuse to proceed or to do something... Usa…
base
(adj)... Definition: Morally low, mean, dishonorable; of little…
76 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Set 2
abate
accolade
adulation
aesthetic
to lessen in intensity or degree
an expression or 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 or praise
113 terms
GRE Hit Parade 2
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
(n) An expression of praise.
(n) Excessive praise; intense adoration.
(adj) Dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or…
Abate
(v) To lessen in intensity or degree.
Accolade
(n) An expression of praise.
15 terms
ALA GRE Vocabulary Set 2
partisan
pragmatic
preposterous
prescient
one-sided, committed to a party, biased or prejudiced
practical, as opposed to idealistic
Absurd
Foreseeing the future;foresight
partisan
one-sided, committed to a party, biased or prejudiced
pragmatic
practical, as opposed to idealistic
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.
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.
73 terms
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
Hit Parade Set 2! :)
Abate
Accolade
Adulation
Aesthetic
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
GRE Vocabulary (Set 2)
cajole
callow
calumny
cantankerous
to convince by flattering speech
immature; young and inexperienced
slander
grouchy; irritable
cajole
to convince by flattering speech
callow
immature; young and inexperienced
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Puerile
Inviolable
Ebullient
A plomb
Childish
Sacred
Enthusiastic
Confidence, skill shown especially in a difficult situation
Puerile
Childish
Inviolable
Sacred
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Enigma
Ephemeral
Equivocal
Erudite
(n.) a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or diffi…
(adj.) lasting for a very short time ... (n.) an ephemeral plant
...
...
Enigma
(n.) a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or diffi…
Ephemeral
(adj.) lasting for a very short time ... (n.) an ephemeral plant
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Inured
Inundate
Blithe
Innocuous
causing someone to feel less sensitive or bothered by somethi…
to cause something to overflow
optimistic, worry-free
harmless
Inured
causing someone to feel less sensitive or bothered by somethi…
Inundate
to cause something to overflow
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Abate
Abbreviate
Aesthetic
Affable
*Subside or moderate
Shorten
*Artistic, dealing with or capable of appreciating the beauti…
Easily approachable, warmly friendly
Abate
*Subside or moderate
Abbreviate
Shorten
49 terms
GRE vocabulary set 2
vociferous
fortuitous
conspicuous
mawkish
offensively loud
occurring by happy chance
completely obvious
overly sentimental
vociferous
offensively loud
fortuitous
occurring by happy chance
108 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
equivocal
estimable
arbitrary
earnest
did not take a stand; wishy-washy
praiseworthy
left up to chance
serious and sincere
equivocal
did not take a stand; wishy-washy
estimable
praiseworthy
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
Exculpate
Exigent
Extemporaneous
Filibuster
Exonerate; to clear of blame
Urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
Improvised; done without preparation
Intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speechmak…
Exculpate
Exonerate; to clear of blame
Exigent
Urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
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