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1,740 terms
Essential words for the GRE
abdicate
renounce
relinquish
abject
كناره‌گيرى كردن‌
صرفنظر كردن‌، چشم‌پوشيدن
دست‌ كشيدن‌ (از)، رهاكردن
نكبت‌بار، رقت‌انگيز
abdicate
كناره‌گيرى كردن‌
renounce
صرفنظر كردن‌، چشم‌پوشيدن
58 terms
300 essential GRE words
'aggregate (n,a,v)
a'meliorate (v)... ~tion (n)
cacophony (n)... cacophonous (a)
com'plaisant (a)... complaisance (n)
total no or amt ... a record ~ of 285 points .
make sth better
misture of unpleasant sound
ready 2 accpt other pp's action and do wat pp wat
'aggregate (n,a,v)
total no or amt ... a record ~ of 285 points .
a'meliorate (v)... ~tion (n)
make sth better
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GRE essential Words for the GRE
Abate (V.)
Abdicate (V)
Aberrant (adj.)
Abeyance
To decrease; reduce
To give up a position right, or power
deviating from what is normal
To temporary suppression or suspension
Abate (V.)
To decrease; reduce
Abdicate (V)
To give up a position right, or power
362 terms
GRE Essential Word #3
reservation
uncharacteristic
despoil (a. despoiling)
winning
제한 / 조건 / 단서 / 마음의 걱정 /
~답지 않게
빼앗다 / 약탈하다 / 훼손하다
매력 있는 / 마음을 끄는
reservation
제한 / 조건 / 단서 / 마음의 걱정 /
uncharacteristic
~답지 않게
1,832 terms
GRE Essential Words #1
abate
venue
reverberate
hold forth on
완화하다 / 줄이다... (v) reduce, diminish... Huge Step Taken by Europe's…
장소 (콘서트 스포츠 경기 회담 등의)
소리가 울리다 / 떠나갈 듯 하다
~에 대한 의견을 늘어놓다
abate
완화하다 / 줄이다... (v) reduce, diminish... Huge Step Taken by Europe's…
venue
장소 (콘서트 스포츠 경기 회담 등의)
787 terms
GRE Essential Words #2
hard-headed
tantamount
resent
snapped at the heels
간단하게 통하지 않는 / 실제적인 / 빈틈 없는 / 완고한 (=down-to-earth)
~에 버금가는 / 동일한
분개하다 / 불쾌하게 생각하다
뒷굽을 물다
hard-headed
간단하게 통하지 않는 / 실제적인 / 빈틈 없는 / 완고한 (=down-to-earth)
tantamount
~에 버금가는 / 동일한
300 terms
GRE - Essential Words
aberrant
abeyance
abscond
abstemious
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<size .8><i>uh</i>-<b>bey</b>-<i>uh</i>ns... <i>n.</i>... </size>t…
<size .8>ab-<b>skond</b>... <i>v.</i>... </size>depart secretly an…
<size .8>ab-<b>stee</b>-mee-<i>uh</i>s... <i>adj.</i>... </size>sp…
aberrant
<size .8><i>uh</i>-<b>ber</b>-<i>uh</i>nt, <b>ab</b>-er-... <i>a…
abeyance
<size .8><i>uh</i>-<b>bey</b>-<i>uh</i>ns... <i>n.</i>... </size>t…
500 terms
GRE 500 Essential Words
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abhor
(v) reduce, diminish
(v) formally give up the throne (or some other power or respo…
(adj) abnormal, deviant
(v) detest, regard with disgust
abate
(v) reduce, diminish
abdicate
(v) formally give up the throne (or some other power or respo…
303 terms
GRE 300 essential words
Zealot
whimsical
welter
wary
a fervent and even militant proponent of something
determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necess…
wallow or roll, toss about, be in turmoil
marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
Zealot
a fervent and even militant proponent of something
whimsical
determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necess…
500 terms
GRE 500 Essential Words
ABATE
ABDICATE
ABERRANT
ABHOR
Reduce, diminish
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
Abnormal, deviant
Detest, regard with disgust
ABATE
Reduce, diminish
ABDICATE
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
20 terms
300 ESSENTIAL GRE WORDS
Aberrant
Abeyant
Abscond
Abstemious
...
...
...
...
Aberrant
...
Abeyant
...
500 terms
Manhattan GRE 500 Essential Words
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abhor
(v) reduce, diminish
(v) formally give up the throne (or some other power or respo…
(adj) abnormal, deviant
(v) detest, regard with disgust, he abhorred sexism in every…
abate
(v) reduce, diminish
abdicate
(v) formally give up the throne (or some other power or respo…
500 terms
GRE Essential 500 Words
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abhor
(v) reduce, diminish
(v) formally give up the throne
(adj) abnormal, deviant
(v) detest, regard with disgust
abate
(v) reduce, diminish
abdicate
(v) formally give up the throne
31 terms
GRE essential words
Abate
Abdicate
aberrant
abhor
Reduce, diminish
Formally give up the throne or some power/responsibility
abnormal, deviant
detest, regard with disgust
Abate
Reduce, diminish
Abdicate
Formally give up the throne or some power/responsibility
875 terms
ESSENTIAL WORDS FOR THE GRE (book)
abate
abdicate
de facto
aberrant
To decrease; reduce
To give up a position, right, or power
In fact, whether by right or not: exercising power without be…
Deviating from what is normal
abate
To decrease; reduce
abdicate
To give up a position, right, or power
81 terms
ESSENTIAL GRE WORDS
abjure
alacrity
apocryphal
ascetic
give up
cheerfulness
false
amish
abjure
give up
alacrity
cheerfulness
500 terms
GRE 500 Essential Words
ABATE
ABDICATE
ABERRANT
ABHOR
Reduce, diminish
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
Abnormal, deviant
Detest, regard with disgust
ABATE
Reduce, diminish
ABDICATE
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
1,740 terms
Essential words for the GRE
abdicate
renounce
relinquish
abject
كناره‌گيرى كردن‌
صرفنظر كردن‌، چشم‌پوشيدن
دست‌ كشيدن‌ (از)، رهاكردن
نكبت‌بار، رقت‌انگيز
abdicate
كناره‌گيرى كردن‌
renounce
صرفنظر كردن‌، چشم‌پوشيدن
10 terms
Unit 4 Essential Word For the GRE
ambivalence
ambrosia
ameliorate
amenable
the state of having conflicting emotional attitudes.
something delicious; the food of the gods
to improve
agreeable; cooperative; suited
ambivalence
the state of having conflicting emotional attitudes.
ambrosia
something delicious; the food of the gods
176 terms
Essential words for the GRE
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abeyance
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity... NASA announced that…
to give up a position, right, or power ... The appeals judges ha…
deviating from what is normal or expected - adj... When a person…
Temporary suspension, inactivity, or suspension ... A good judge…
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity... NASA announced that…
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power ... The appeals judges ha…
10 terms
Essential Words for the GRE Unit 6
appellation
apposite
apprise
approbation
n. name.... The discovery of the bones of a person with the ****…
adj. strikingly appropriate and relevant.... The writer searched…
v. to inform.... Nadine Cohodas's biography of the blues singer…
n. praise; approval.... The Congressional Medal of Honor is the…
appellation
n. name.... The discovery of the bones of a person with the ****…
apposite
adj. strikingly appropriate and relevant.... The writer searched…
15 terms
Essential GRE Words : T
Table
Tacit
Taciturn
Tangential
Lay aside to discuss later, ofter as a way to postpone discus…
Understood without being said; implied, not stated directly;…
Not talking much, reserved; silent, holding back in conversat…
Only slightly relevant, going off topic
Table
Lay aside to discuss later, ofter as a way to postpone discus…
Tacit
Understood without being said; implied, not stated directly;…
10 terms
Unit 5 Essential Words for GRE
anodyne
anomalous
antecedent
antediluvian
something that calms or soothes pain
irregular; deviating from the norm
something that comes before
prehistoric
anodyne
something that calms or soothes pain
anomalous
irregular; deviating from the norm
8 terms
Essential GRE Words : G
gainsay
garrulous
gauche
gawky
declare false, deny, oppose
talkative, wordy, rambling
tactless, lacking social grace, awkward, crude
physically awkward, esp. of a tall, skinny person, often used…
gainsay
declare false, deny, oppose
garrulous
talkative, wordy, rambling
1,832 terms
GRE Essential Words #1
abate
venue
reverberate
hold forth on
완화하다 / 줄이다... (v) reduce, diminish... Huge Step Taken by Europe's…
장소 (콘서트 스포츠 경기 회담 등의)
소리가 울리다 / 떠나갈 듯 하다
~에 대한 의견을 늘어놓다
abate
완화하다 / 줄이다... (v) reduce, diminish... Huge Step Taken by Europe's…
venue
장소 (콘서트 스포츠 경기 회담 등의)
10 terms
Essential Words for the GRE Unit 5
anodyne
anomalous
antecedent
antediluvian
n. something that calms or soothes pain.... Some people use alco…
adj. irregular; deviating from the norm.... The psychologist dis…
n. something that comes before.... Historical factors, such as t…
adj. prehistoric.... Most of our knowledge of ****** times has b…
anodyne
n. something that calms or soothes pain.... Some people use alco…
anomalous
adj. irregular; deviating from the norm.... The psychologist dis…
9 terms
Essential GRE Words : V
Vacilate
Venerate
Veracity
Verbose
Waver in one's mind or opinions, be indecisive
Revere, regard with deep respect and awe
Truthfulness, accuracy; habitual adherence to the truth
Wordy
Vacilate
Waver in one's mind or opinions, be indecisive
Venerate
Revere, regard with deep respect and awe
82 terms
500 essential words of GRE
abdicate
abject
abjure
abrasive
fail to fulfill; willingly give up throne.... 1. Parents' ~ion o…
miserable
renounce, relinquish.... I ~d saturated fat and trans fat after…
corrosive; caustic.... Could this dress be more ~? It's rubbing…
abdicate
fail to fulfill; willingly give up throne.... 1. Parents' ~ion o…
abject
miserable
16 terms
Essential GRE Words : O
Objective
Obsequious
Obsolete
Obstinate
Factual, related to reality or physical objects; not influenc…
Servile, very compliant, fawning
Out of date, no longer in use
Stubborn or hard to control
Objective
Factual, related to reality or physical objects; not influenc…
Obsequious
Servile, very compliant, fawning
23 terms
Essential GRE Words : R
Ranks
Reap
Recluse
Refute
Personnel; a group of people considered all together
Harvest, such as by cutting; gather; get as a result of one's…
Person who lives in seclusion
Prove to be false
Ranks
Personnel; a group of people considered all together
Reap
Harvest, such as by cutting; gather; get as a result of one's…
8 terms
Essential GRE Words : N
Naive
Nascent
Negate
Net
Simple and unsophisticated, unsuspecting, lacking worldly exp…
Coming into existence, still developing
Deny or refute; make void or cause to be ineffective
Remaining after expenses or other factors have been deducted;…
Naive
Simple and unsophisticated, unsuspecting, lacking worldly exp…
Nascent
Coming into existence, still developing
393 terms
GRE essential words
abscond
aberrant
alacrity
anomaly
(v), to depart clandestinely = to depart in a sudden and secr…
(a), deviating from the right, normal or usual course; except…
(n), eager and enthusiatic willingness
(n), deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormal…
abscond
(v), to depart clandestinely = to depart in a sudden and secr…
aberrant
(a), deviating from the right, normal or usual course; except…
10 terms
Unit 2 Essential Words for GRE
abysmal
accretion
accrue
adamant
very bad
growth in size or increase in amount
to accumulate; grow by additions
uncompromising; unyielding
abysmal
very bad
accretion
growth in size or increase in amount
10 terms
Unit 8 Essential Words for the GRE
asylum
atavism
attenuate
audacious
place of refuge or shelter
in biology, the reappearance of a characteristic in an organi…
to weaken
bold; daring
asylum
place of refuge or shelter
atavism
in biology, the reappearance of a characteristic in an organi…
10 terms
Essential GRE Words : F
facetious
fallacious
fanatical
fathom
joking, humorous, esp. inappropriate; not serious, concerned…
containing a fallacy, or mistake in logic, logically unsound,…
excessively devoted, enthusiastic, or zealous in an uncritica…
measure the depth of as with a sounding line, penetrate and d…
facetious
joking, humorous, esp. inappropriate; not serious, concerned…
fallacious
containing a fallacy, or mistake in logic, logically unsound,…
500 terms
GRE Essential Words
Abate
Abdicate
Aberrant
abhor
Reduce, diminish
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
abnormal, deviant
detest, regard with disgust
Abate
Reduce, diminish
Abdicate
Formally give up the throne (or some other power or responsib…
648 terms
GRE Essential Vocab Words
abate (v)
aberrant (adj)
abhor (v)
abdicate (v)
to reduce or diminish
abnormal or deviant
to detest, regard with disgust
to formally give up the throne (or other power of responsibil…
abate (v)
to reduce or diminish
aberrant (adj)
abnormal or deviant
56 terms
Essential GRE Words : P
Paradigm
Paradox
Pariah
Partial
Model or pattern; worldview, set of shared assumptions, value…
Contradiction that is actually true
Social outcast, untouchable
Biased, prejudiced, favoring one over others; having a specia…
Paradigm
Model or pattern; worldview, set of shared assumptions, value…
Paradox
Contradiction that is actually true
543 terms
GRE Essential Words Vocabulary
tenuous
timorous
torpor
torrid
long and thin, slender; having little substance, flimsy
fearful, timid
sluggishness, lethargy; a period of inactivity
very hot, parching, burning; passionate
tenuous
long and thin, slender; having little substance, flimsy
timorous
fearful, timid
14 terms
Essential GRE Words : M
Makeshift
Malleable
Maverick
Mendacious
A temporary, often improvised, substitute (n); improvised for…
Able to be bent, shaped, or adapted
Rebel, individualist, dissenter
Lying, habitually dishonest
Makeshift
A temporary, often improvised, substitute (n); improvised for…
Malleable
Able to be bent, shaped, or adapted
26 terms
Essential GRE Words : D
daunt
debase
decorous
defamatory
discourage, dishearten, lessen the courage of
degrade, lower in quality, value, rank, lower in moral quality
behaving with propriety and good taste, polite
slanderous, injurious to someone's reputation
daunt
discourage, dishearten, lessen the courage of
debase
degrade, lower in quality, value, rank, lower in moral quality
500 terms
GRE essential words
abate ... (verb) uh-BAYT... also abatement (…
abdicate... (verb) AB-di-cayt... also abdica…
aberrant... (adj) AB-er-int... also aberrati…
abjure... (verb) ab-JOOR
Reduce, diminish... ex. Her stress over spending so much money o…
Formally give up the throne (or power/responsibility) (volunt…
Abnormal, deviant... ex. The teen's aberrant behavior made his f…
Give up, renounce; repudiate, recant, or shun (especially for…
abate ... (verb) uh-BAYT... also abatement (…
Reduce, diminish... ex. Her stress over spending so much money o…
abdicate... (verb) AB-di-cayt... also abdica…
Formally give up the throne (or power/responsibility) (volunt…
500 terms
Manhattan Prep GRE - Essential Words
Abate
abdicate
aberrant
abhor
verb... reduce, diminish... "He wanted to -------- such unnecessa…
verb... Formally give up the throne (or some other power or res…
Adj... abnormal, deviant... "It also says some civilian superviso…
verb... Detest, regard with disgust... "To be honest, I kind of -…
Abate
verb... reduce, diminish... "He wanted to -------- such unnecessa…
abdicate
verb... Formally give up the throne (or some other power or res…
29 terms
Essential GRE Words : C
cacophony
canonical
cartography
castigate
harsh, discordant, or meaningless mixture of sounds
authorized, recognized, pertaining to the canon, or body of a…
mapmaking
criticize severely, punish in order to correct
cacophony
harsh, discordant, or meaningless mixture of sounds
canonical
authorized, recognized, pertaining to the canon, or body of a…
11 terms
Essential GRE Words : E
eclipse
egregarious
empirical
ephemeral
the obscuring of one thing by another
extraordinarily or conspicuously bad, glaring
coming from, based on, or able to be verified by experience o…
lasting only a short time, fleeting
eclipse
the obscuring of one thing by another
egregarious
extraordinarily or conspicuously bad, glaring
49 terms
Essential GRE Words : S
Sacrosanct
Sagacious
Salubrious
Sanction
Sacred, inviolable, not to be trespassed on or violated; abov…
Wise; showing good judgement and foresight
Healthful, promoting health
Permission or approval, something that gives support or autho…
Sacrosanct
Sacred, inviolable, not to be trespassed on or violated; abov…
Sagacious
Wise; showing good judgement and foresight
10 terms
Unit 6 Essential Words for GRE
appellation
apposite
apprise
approbation
name
strikingly appropriate and relevant
to inform
praise; approval
appellation
name
apposite
strikingly appropriate and relevant
10 terms
Unit 7 Essential Words for the GRE
argot
arrest
artifact
artless
a specialized vocabulary used by a group
to stop; to seize
item made by human craft
guileless; natural
argot
a specialized vocabulary used by a group
arrest
to stop; to seize
19 terms
Essential GRE Words : L
Lackluster
Laconic
Lament
Lampoon
Not shiny; dull, mediocre; lacking brilliance or vitality
Using few words, concise
Mourn; express grief, sorrow, or regret (v); an expression of…
A harsh satire (n); ridicule or satirize (v)
Lackluster
Not shiny; dull, mediocre; lacking brilliance or vitality
Laconic
Using few words, concise
18 terms
Essential GRE Words : I
idiosyncrasy
illiberality
implicit
implode
characteristic or habit peculiar to an individual, peculiar q…
narrow-mindedness, bigotry, strictness or lack of generosity
implied, not stated directly; involved in the very essence of…
burst inward, fall apart
idiosyncrasy
characteristic or habit peculiar to an individual, peculiar q…
illiberality
narrow-mindedness, bigotry, strictness or lack of generosity
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