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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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1. Accustomed to accepting something undesirable

2. Poverty; destitution

3. To slow delay or hamper

4. Complex or complicated

5. Having the tendency to permeate or spread throughout

6. To stray from the point; to go off on a tangent

7. Well-spoken; coherent

8. Scorn; ridicule; contemptuous treatment

9. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate

10. Truthfulness; honesty

11. Spread out or scattered

12. To coax; persuade - often through the use of flattery or smooth talk

13. Belonging to another time; removed from natural chronological context

14. Insincere; lacking in honesty

15. Dark and depressing; mournful

16. Soundness or truthfulness

17. Strenuous - taxing

18. Embodiment; quintessence

19. Boldness; impudence; arrogance

20. Brief and concise

21. Cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions

22. To publicly condemn or criticize

23. An intense feeling of dislike or disgust

24. Authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance

25. To grow or increase swiftly and abundantly

26. To give notice to; to inform

27. A person or thing that causes change

28. To restrain; to be sparing or frugal

29. To combine several elements into a whole

30. To appease; to conciliate

31. To deliver a pompous speech or tirade

32. Assuming an unauthorized right or responsibility; overly forward and arrogant

33. Called for; authorized; justified

34. To moderate or soothe

35. Active bodily or mental strength or energy; force

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

37. Dull and without variety; tedious

38. Doctrine or set of religious principles

39. To flood or overwhelm

40. A substance that causes insensibility and removes pain

41. Pointlessly talkative; talking too much

42. Saucy; impertinent

43. Lecture or discussion; conversation

44. Marked by extreme calm - impassivity - and steadiness

45. Having or showing often viscious ill-will -spite - hatred

46. To state as a fact; to confirm or support

47. Unclear; open to more than one potential meaning

48. The parading of learning; excessive attention to minutiae and formal rules

49. Conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound

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