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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

Subjects : gre, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Matching; corresponding or proportionate in degree - size - or amount






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






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






4. One that precedes and indicates or announces another






5. To list or count off individually






6. Calmness; serenity; peacefulness






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






8. Not tied down; unrestrained






9. A long and extremely critical speech; a harsh denunciation






10. To moderate or soothe






11. Abundant in size - force - or extent; extraordinary






12. To abruptly and violently collapse inward






13. The quality of being evenly balanced






14. To trudge; to move slowly and heavily






15. Departing from norms or convention






16. Severe criticism or punishment






17. Extreme respect and reverence; worship






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






19. To dry out or dehydrate to make dry or dull






20. Trickery or subterfuge






21. Without taste or flavor; lacking in spirits; bland






22. A courteous and respectful yielding to the will of another






23. Accustomed to accepting something undesirable






24. Ill-timed; unsuitable; inappropriate






25. Rare and insufficient






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






27. To defeat; to put down






28. Abnormal; deviating from the common or general type






29. Hardship






30. Docile; obedience; easily led






31. Subject to chance or individual whim; without definite reason






32. Self-important or pompous writing or speech






33. yield; submit; bow






34. Clear; easily understood






35. Dull and without variety; tedious






36. A means of disguising people or things to make them blend in with their surroundings






37. An individual who lives poorly in order to hoard money; a person who is stingy






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






39. A substance that causes insensibility and removes pain






40. Lacking depth; existing on or near the surface






41. To cut back or clip branches or other parts of a plant - esp parts that are dead






42. Extreme brightness; possessing luminosity or genius






43. Active bodily or mental strength or energy; force






44. Dark and depressing; mournful






45. Readily changing to a vapor; changeable; fickle; explosive






46. A generally agreed-upon practice or attitude






47. To champion or support; to argue in favor of






48. To worsen or intensify






49. Poverty; destitution






50. Marked by stealth - covert - surreptitious