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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…
20 terms
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
10 terms
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
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
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
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.
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…
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
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
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
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
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.
12 terms
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
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.
50 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words Set 2
diffident
castigate
indignant
ominous
shy
punish
angry
threatening; something bad is going to happen
diffident
shy
castigate
punish
43 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
cavil
celerity
censure
chary
to make petty or unnecessary objections (like captious)
swiftness of movement
criticize severely
cautiously reluctant to do something
cavil
to make petty or unnecessary objections (like captious)
celerity
swiftness of movement
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
17 terms
GRE vocab 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
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
45 terms
gre vocab. set 2
impassioned
orator
ebullience
precarious
filled with passionate emotion
a skillful public speaker
intense enthusiasm
UNCERTAIN
impassioned
filled with passionate emotion
orator
a skillful public speaker
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…
295 terms
GRE Vocabulary Set 2
inveterate
fatuous
halycon
scotched
habitual
complacently foolish
prosperous, calm, peaceful
ended
inveterate
habitual
fatuous
complacently foolish
18 terms
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
147 terms
GRE SET 2
magnanimous
egregious
singular
circumscribed
generous and understanding and tolerant
conspicuously bad or offensive
unusual or striking
restricted or limited
magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
76 terms
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
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…
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
17 terms
GRE Vocab Set 2
Accolade (noun)
Bucolic (adj)
Caustic (adj)
Demur (verb)
Expression of praise
Rustic, pastorial
burning, stinging
tk question, or oppose
Accolade (noun)
Expression of praise
Bucolic (adj)
Rustic, pastorial
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
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)
10 terms
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…
25 terms
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…
50 terms
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…
10 terms
GRE Vocab Set 2
abysmal
accretion
accrue
adamant
(adj) very bad
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
(v) to accumulate; to grow by additions
(adj) uncompromising, unyielding
abysmal
(adj) very bad
accretion
(n) growth in size or increase in amount
8 terms
GRE, Set 2
aberration
malfeasance
tantamount
conciliate
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification:... His…
to overcome the distrust or hostility of; placate; win over:…
aberration
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
malfeasance
the performance by a public official of an act that is legall…
20 terms
GRE - Set 2
satirical
germane
prescient
melancholy
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
appropriate, relevant
having foresight
sad, depressed
satirical
relating to the use of ridicule to expose vice or foolishness
germane
appropriate, relevant
321 terms
GRE General Vocabulary Set 2
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.
17 terms
GRE Set 2
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.);…
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.
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.
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
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words - Set 2 - In a Sentence
Irresolute
Munificent
Laconic
Taciturn
When we are faced with many color or style choices, we tend t…
Jim and Lana are very ____________________ with their gifts a…
Alexis tends to speak very few words. When she is absorbed in…
When I am in a very bad mood, I try to keep my mouth shut and…
Irresolute
When we are faced with many color or style choices, we tend t…
Munificent
Jim and Lana are very ____________________ with their gifts a…
10 terms
GRE Vocabulary Words - Set 2 - Definitions
Injudicious
Evanescent
Recrudescent
Inimical
Showing very poor judgment; unwise
Quickly fading or disappearing; soon passing out of sight, me…
Revival or reappearance
Tending to obstruct or harm, unfriendly, hostile
Injudicious
Showing very poor judgment; unwise
Evanescent
Quickly fading or disappearing; soon passing out of sight, me…
17 terms
GRE Vocabulary: Set 2
Timorous(adj)
idiosyncrasy(noun)
nascent(adj)
venerate(verb)
fearful, timid
quirk, peculiar quality
coming into existence, still developing
revere, regard with deep respect and awe
Timorous(adj)
fearful, timid
idiosyncrasy(noun)
quirk, peculiar quality
58 terms
GRE vocabulary set 2
anomoly
equivocal
precipitate
assuage
different form the norm
ambiguous
happen suddenly/ prematurely
make unpleasant less intense, or satisfy a desire
anomoly
different form the norm
equivocal
ambiguous
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