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Grad Entrance Exams Vocab - Most Important Words

Subjects : english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Vehement or clamorous - strident - obstreperous - raucous






2. Wolf-like - rapacious






3. Suggestive - reminiscent; fragrant






4. Long - pompous speech (n or v)






5. Combative - bellicose






6. Obedient to an excessive degree






7. To become rigid with anger or irritation






8. A trite remark - banal - commonplace (platitudes)






9. To cause a negative event or situation






10. Internal conflict; a dissonant minority group






11. Eager and excited (all agog with excitement)






12. Throwback






13. Bitter - cutting expression






14. Harmful - nocuous






15. A tiny amount of money






16. Causing weeping






17. Peaceful - halcyon






18. Loud and clear






19. Clown - buffoon - bumbling person






20. The belief that the self is all that can be known to exist






21. Fidelity - faithfulness






22. To forbid






23. Overly idealistic






24. Sleep inducing






25. Unable to be corrected (of a person's habits/tendencies)






26. Accepted or popular belief






27. Representing the best of its kind






28. Anxious - concerned






29. Oppressive ruler






30. Sloppy - unkempt






31. Tending to stir up conflict - flames






32. Melodious - pleasing to the ear - euphony






33. Quivering or shaking slightly






34. (fig.) to make dirty reputation






35. Having a supernatural presence






36. Insolent and impertinent behavior - temerity - gall






37. Speak about in a spiteful or evil manner






38. Savage human behavior






39. Emotional fatigue - listless






40. Delicious meal; sexually attractive






41. To wander - travel abroad






42. To chatter meaninglessly - prattle






43. Getting rid of






44. Saturate - stain






45. The purest essence of a thing






46. Lacking vitality - insipid - jejune - prosaic






47. Immoderate - lacking in self-control






48. Chaotic - disorganized - mismanaged






49. Dishonesty






50. Gradually diminishing - ebb