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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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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