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Grad Entrance Exams Vocab - Most Important Words

Subjects : english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Temporary rest






2. Emotional fatigue - listless






3. To formally give up






4. So trivial as to be beneath one's consideration






5. To censor material (unexpurgated)






6. Tactful - circumspect - wary






7. An intro to something more substantial






8. Any oppressive burden - nemesis






9. Monetary






10. To disturb - ruffle






11. The final result






12. Scanty - meager






13. The purest essence of a thing






14. An excessive pride






15. Dark - shadowy - gloomy






16. Irreverent - rude - impudent - effrontery - cheek






17. Accepted or popular belief






18. To express vehement protest






19. Lively - enjoyable - jovial






20. Insolent and impertinent behavior - temerity - gall






21. Ingratiating and wheedling in an insincere or excessive way - unctuous - fawning






22. To a small degree






23. Something that follows; a natural consequence






24. Delicious meal; sexually attractive






25. A reporobate - miscreant






26. To become rigid with anger or irritation






27. Exonerate






28. Beginning; in an early stage






29. One who wanders w/o home or livelihood






30. Mischievous or wayward person






31. Describes a person in moral/intellectual darkness






32. Saturate - stain






33. Flamboyant confidence of style or manner - dash - jaunty






34. To confuse; to cause to be in deep thought






35. Inactive - any situation that remains uncultivated






36. Marked by favorable circumstances - auspicious






37. To soothe - abate - allay - mitigate






38. Gloomy - morose - morbid - sullen






39. Having no plan - indiscriminate - haphazard






40. Lighthearted - jocund - jocose






41. A coward - a cur






42. Monstrous evil






43. Abusive language - diatribe






44. To censor






45. Sporadic






46. Unrestrained behavior; philandering






47. Peaceful - halcyon






48. A part of something in a supportive - dependent position






49. Effusively and tearfully sentimental






50. To ridicule publicly