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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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. To steal something






2. Haggard and looking wasted






3. A grouch






4. Return to original theme






5. Obedient to an excessive degree






6. Fidelity - faithfulness






7. Prudent - economical






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






9. Returning to pattern of bad behavior






10. A beggar






11. Slow to understand - witless






12. Excessively righteous






13. Wolf-like - rapacious






14. Exaggerated statements not meant to be taken literally






15. Getting rid of






16. Whining - complaining - grumbling






17. Frenzied






18. Sounding sad and mournful






19. A small modest amount






20. Poverty-stricken - destitute






21. The final result






22. Bitter - cutting expression






23. An eminent person - venerable






24. Self-confidently stylish - jaunty; disreputable in appearance






25. To enter a state of hysterical rapture (ecstatic joy) - groupie






26. Chaotic - disorganized - mismanaged






27. Happening by chance - unplanned - fortuitous






28. Beg - sponge off someone






29. Corrupt - wicked - nefarious






30. Harsh - grating sound






31. Causing weeping






32. Discreditable - humiliating






33. Tireless






34. Straight-laced - prudish






35. Generous in giving






36. A trite remark - banal - commonplace (platitudes)






37. Volatile - whimsical - fickle - unpredictable






38. To speak in an authoritative manner






39. Hard-working - assiduous






40. Putting an end to all debate or action






41. Discriminating or refined taste in food - epicure






42. Worn out - wearied






43. An indirect term used in place of a more offensive one






44. Tending to stir up conflict - flames






45. Characterized by strong conflicting emotions






46. Frightening - distressing






47. Unmannerly - indecorous






48. Take action to prevent from happening






49. Eating greedily; insatiable appetite for something






50. Sly or cunning intelligence