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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

Subjects : gre, 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. 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