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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. 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