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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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1. Apt to break or crack due to a lack of elasticity; fragile

2. Misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy

3. To reprove; to express warning or disapproval

4. Small; lacking substance in degree - amount - or size

5. Calmness; serenity; peacefulness

6. Thick; sticky

7. To appease; to calm by making concessions

8. One who hates all other humans

9. Extreme respect and reverence; worship

10. Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary

11. Refusing to compromise

12. Steadfast and courageous

13. Hardship

14. Exonerate; to clear of blame

15. Harmless; causing no damage

16. Intended for or understood by a small - specific group

17. Outdated; associated with an earlier - perhaps more primitive time

18. Implied; not explicitly stated

19. Discerning and sensitive use of speech; diplomacy

20. To give notice to; to inform

21. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate

22. Characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to detail

23. Genuine; not false or hypocritical

24. To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent

25. Serving or intended to compel by force or authority

26. To imbue; to pour in; to introduce; to instill

27. Extremely talkative

28. Unorthodox; iconoclastic; dissenting from established dogma

29. Truthfulness; honesty

30. Not objective; based upon internal perceptions rather than upon unprejudiced fact

31. To blacken; to belittle; to sully defame disparage

32. Not obvious; elusive - difficult to discern

33. Lavishness; an unnecessary or unrestrained spend esp. of funds

34. Deviating from the norm

35. A humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect - esp. in literature and art

36. Boldness; impudence; arrogance

37. Naturally inclined; tending; likely

38. Cursory; done without care or interest

39. Shrewdness and craftiness; slyness

40. Happening by fortunate accident or chance

41. Lacking originality

42. Very learned; scholarly

43. To confirm; to provide additional support; verify

44. Severe criticism or punishment

45. To criticize severely to officially rebuke

46. The quality of being energized or filled with liveliness

47. Playful humorous

48. An intense feeling of dislike or disgust

49. The act of making an assumption or taking something for granted

50. Relating to or at an edge or boundary; minimal