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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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1. An attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness

2. Stubborn; hardheaded

3. Mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand

4. To appease; to calm by making concessions

5. Dispersed or scattered; not centralized

6. Called for; authorized; justified

7. To make worse or more severe

8. Deceptive; based upon a false belief or impression

9. Daring and fearless; recklessly bold

10. A natural inclination or tendency; penchant

11. Wise and careful; showing good judgment

12. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate

13. Thick; sticky

14. To calm or soothe; to reduce in emotional intesity

15. To secretly work together with the intent to commit a wrong or illegal act

16. Harsh - jarring - discordant sound

17. Unit used in measuring the intensity of a sound

18. Marked by extreme calm - impassivity - and steadiness

19. Burning or stinging; causing corrosion

20. Disgrace; contempt; scorn

21. Winding; twisting; excessively complicated

22. Depart secretly and hide

23. Exonerate; to clear of blame

24. To lengthen or stretch out

25. Calmness; serenity; peacefulness

26. A substance that causes insensibility and removes pain

27. To moderate or soothe

28. Trickery or subterfuge

29. Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary

30. Lacking authenticity or validity; false; counterfeit

31. Associated with war and the armed forces

32. A thin - flexible film of tissue that covers or lines an organ

33. To combine several elements into a whole

34. To slow delay or hamper

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

36. A support or prop - often an external prop used to bolster a wall

37. Steadfast and courageous

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

39. Essential for or relating to life; necessary

40. A generally agreed-upon practice or attitude

41. Occurring only occasionally - or in a scattered instances

42. Refusing to compromise

43. A speech made to oneself; a monologue

44. Easily angered

45. To prod or drive forward; to urge on; incite

46. Deliberate deceit with the goal of gaining an unlawful advantage

47. Deviation from the normal order - form - or rule

48. To publicly condemn or criticize

49. Aversion; dislike

50. To publicly praise or promote