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244 terms
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.);…
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
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
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
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
GRE VOCABULARY SET 3
Aggravate
Aloof
Amalgamate
Amenable
Irritate
Detached
Combine
Agreeable
Aggravate
Irritate
Aloof
Detached
28 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Loathe
Antagonism
Sojourning
Euphoria
Extreme dislike
Conflict; dislike
Staying temporarily
Bliss
Loathe
Extreme dislike
Antagonism
Conflict; dislike
100 terms
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
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
78 terms
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
50 terms
GRE Words Set 3
Panache
Forlorn
Subsume
Supplant
noun: distinctive and showy elegance ... "Jim, with his typical…
adj: marked by or showing hopelessness... "After her third pet…
verb: contain or include ... "The rogue wave quickly subsumed t…
verb: take the place or move into the position of: Replace... "…
Panache
noun: distinctive and showy elegance ... "Jim, with his typical…
Forlorn
adj: marked by or showing hopelessness... "After her third pet…
45 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
ebullience
edifying
effrontery
elegy
enthusiasm
providing moral or intellectual instruction
extreme boldness
mournful poem
ebullience
enthusiasm
edifying
providing moral or intellectual instruction
244 terms
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.);…
GRE Vocabulary: Set 3
acumen
adulterate
amalgamate
archaic
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
to combine several elements into a whole
outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primitive…
acumen
keen, accurate judgment or insight
adulterate
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
11 terms
GRE top vocabulary set 3
Austere
Banal
Bolster
Bombastic
severe or stern in appearance;undecorated
predictable; cliched; boring
to support; to prop up
pompous in speech and manner
Austere
severe or stern in appearance;undecorated
Banal
predictable; cliched; boring
52 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
insularity
Cosmopolitan
Povinciality
Parochialism
narrow mindedness; provinciality, parochialism, isolation
familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cul…
concerning a province of a country or empire
a limited or narrow outlook, especially focused on a local ar…
insularity
narrow mindedness; provinciality, parochialism, isolation
Cosmopolitan
familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cul…
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Abdicate
Ambiguous
Articulate
Burgeon
To give up a position, right, or power
Doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
Able to speak clearly and expressively
To grow and flourish
Abdicate
To give up a position, right, or power
Ambiguous
Doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
cosmopolitan, cosmopolite
countenance
counterintuitive
counterpoint
(adj, noun)... Definition: Belonging to the entire world, at ho…
(noun, verb)... Definition: Facial expression or face (noun); a…
(adj)... Definition: Against what one would intuitively expect…
(noun)... Definition: Contrasting item, opposite; a complement;…
cosmopolitan, cosmopolite
(adj, noun)... Definition: Belonging to the entire world, at ho…
countenance
(noun, verb)... Definition: Facial expression or face (noun); a…
77 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Acumen
Adulterate
Amalgamate
Archaic
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
to combine several elements in a whole
outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primitive…
Acumen
keen, accurate judgment or insight
Adulterate
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
Princeton GRE vocabulary set 3
Acumen
Adulterate
Amalgamate
Archaic
Noun.... keen, accurate judgment or insight
Verb. ... to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
Verb.... to combine several elements into a whole (noun form: am…
Adj.... outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primi…
Acumen
Noun.... keen, accurate judgment or insight
Adulterate
Verb. ... to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
20 terms
GRE - Set 3
ethereal
intangible
hedonist
chimerical
insubstantial, intangible; spiritual
not material
a person who pursues pleasure as a goal
fantastic; highly imaginative
ethereal
insubstantial, intangible; spiritual
intangible
not material
13 terms
GRE vocab set 3
Soporific (adj)
Sedulous (adj)
Coruscating (adj)
Preternatural (adj)
Sleepy
Active
Glow
Supernatural
Soporific (adj)
Sleepy
Sedulous (adj)
Active
24 terms
GRE Set 3
Axiom
Banal
Belfry
Bevy
premise; postulate; self-evident truth... Halle lived her life…
predictable; clichéd; boring... his conversation consisted of _…
bell tower; room in which a bell is hung... the town was shocke…
group... as predicted, a ____ of teenagers surrounded the rock…
Axiom
premise; postulate; self-evident truth... Halle lived her life…
Banal
predictable; clichéd; boring... his conversation consisted of _…
20 terms
GRE - Set 3
scrupulous
adroit
legislature
fundamental
adj. conscientious; very thorough
adj. skillful
n. a deliberative body of persons who decree, mandate, and ma…
adj. forming a foundation; basic; essential
scrupulous
adj. conscientious; very thorough
adroit
adj. skillful
GRE Vocabulary (Set 3)
dilatory
dilettante
disconsolate
discrete
tending to cause delay
a dabbler in art or knowledge
hopelessly sad
separate; distinct
dilatory
tending to cause delay
dilettante
a dabbler in art or knowledge
35 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Concomitant
Abiding
Fleeting
Enigmatic
An event or situation that happens at the same time with anot…
A long time
Short-lived
Hard to understand
Concomitant
An event or situation that happens at the same time with anot…
Abiding
A long time
15 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Oblique
Tenacious
Ephemeral
Bombast
indirect, slanting
stubborn; resolute; holding firm to a purpose
short-lived
speech or writing intended to sound important, but that is in…
Oblique
indirect, slanting
Tenacious
stubborn; resolute; holding firm to a purpose
25 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
Abjure
Unseemly
Protracted
Execrates
Renounce, relinquish
Not appropriate or proper
Lengthly
Express great loathing
Abjure
Renounce, relinquish
Unseemly
Not appropriate or proper
244 terms
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.);…
244 terms
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.);…
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.);…
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
quaffs
immure
condone
frivolous
drink
to enclose or confine against their will (like in a mur =Wall)
accept and allow to continue
not having any serious purpose or value
quaffs
drink
immure
to enclose or confine against their will (like in a mur =Wall)
50 terms
GRE vocabulary Set 3
derivative
denote
guileless
itinerant
drawing strongly on something already in existence, not origi…
be a sign or indication of
free of deceit
traveling from place to place to work
derivative
drawing strongly on something already in existence, not origi…
denote
be a sign or indication of
33 terms
GRE VOCABULARY SET 3
BALK
BASE
BELIE
BENIGN
DEF: (verb) Refuse to preceed or do something. ... SYNONYMS: hes…
DEF: (adj) Morally low, mean or dishonorable of little or no…
DEF: (verb) To contradict or mislead... SYNONYMS: deceive ... SENTE…
DEF: (adj) Harmless; favorable; kindly, gentle, or beneficial…
BALK
DEF: (verb) Refuse to preceed or do something. ... SYNONYMS: hes…
BASE
DEF: (adj) Morally low, mean or dishonorable of little or no…
64 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Set 3
Querulous
Didactic
Deferential
Impudent
Habitually complaining
Excessively instructive
Showing respect
Improperly forward or bold
Querulous
Habitually complaining
Didactic
Excessively instructive
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
blithe
insensible
pontificating
acerbic
of a happy or light hearted character
incapable of feeling or sensation
the position of a pope
expressing harsh or sharp criticism in a clever way
blithe
of a happy or light hearted character
insensible
incapable of feeling or sensation
78 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Set 3
acumen
adulterate
amalgamate
archaic
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
to combine several elements into a whole (amalgamation - noun)
outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primitive…
acumen
keen, accurate judgment or insight
adulterate
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
67 terms
GRE Vocabulary set 3
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
harmful
a polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
Burgeon
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
244 terms
GRE 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.);…
63 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3`
malinger
malleable
metaphor
meticulous
to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
capable of being shaped
a figure of speech comparing two different things;a symbol
extremely careful about details
malinger
to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
malleable
capable of being shaped
244 terms
GRE 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.);…
40 terms
UNI GRE Vocabulary Set 3
affable
incongruous
fortuitous
explicit
pleasant; friendly
incompatible; disagreeing
occurring by chance; fortunate; lucky
fully expressed and clear in meaning
affable
pleasant; friendly
incongruous
incompatible; disagreeing
10 terms
GRE Verbal Set 3
antagonistic
tenchant
ardent
inchoate
showing hostility
incisive
passionate
partially formed; disorganized
antagonistic
showing hostility
tenchant
incisive
GRE Vocabulary set 3
Acumen
Adulterate
Aver
Bombastic
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
to state as a fact; to declare or assert
pompous; grandiloquent
Acumen
keen, accurate judgment or insight
Adulterate
to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
100 terms
GRE Vocabulary [Set 3]
Irreverent
Nebulous
Scuttle
Ensconce
Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are gener…
(of a concept or idea) unclear, vague, or ill-defined; in the…
Deliberately cause a scheme to fail; run hurriedly or furtive…
Establish or settle someone in a comfortable, safe, or secret…
Irreverent
Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are gener…
Nebulous
(of a concept or idea) unclear, vague, or ill-defined; in the…
62 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 3
acumen (n.)
adulterate (v.)
amalgamate (v.)
aver (v.)
keen, accurate judgement or insight
to reduce purity by combining w/ inferior ingredients
to combine several elements into a whole
to state as a fact; to declare or assert
acumen (n.)
keen, accurate judgement or insight
adulterate (v.)
to reduce purity by combining w/ inferior ingredients
38 terms
4000 words for GRE vocabulary Set 3
actuate
acumen
acute
ad nauseam
induce, start
insight
sharp, intense
to a ridiculous degree
actuate
induce, start
acumen
insight
GRE Magoosh SET 3
mediocrity
persecuted
repelled
exasperate
the condition of being commonplace or ordinary, somewhere in…
treated badly and unfairly, usually because of religion, poli…
to be pushed away from, rejected, refused
to irritate, annoy, or anger
mediocrity
the condition of being commonplace or ordinary, somewhere in…
persecuted
treated badly and unfairly, usually because of religion, poli…
337 terms
GRE Vocabulary - Set 3
Apostrophe (n)
Centurion
Emollient
Fusillade
imaginary character in speech (a figure of speech) (Is this a…
roman soldier (commander of a company of 100 soldiers) (Neil…
softening (Rubenstein listened and as an emollient agreed to…
shots fired ... (She faced a fusillade [=barrage, flurry] of acc…
Apostrophe (n)
imaginary character in speech (a figure of speech) (Is this a…
Centurion
roman soldier (commander of a company of 100 soldiers) (Neil…
244 terms
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.);…
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