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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

Subjects : gre, english, vocabulary
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1. An independent individual who does not go along with a group or party

2. Unit used in measuring the intensity of a sound

3. Strenuous - taxing

4. A generally agreed-upon practice or attitude

5. Genuine; not false or hypocritical

6. Shortness or briefness - esp. in time

7. Truthfulness; honesty

8. Unyielding; hardhearted

9. To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent

10. Moderate; marked by restraint and lack of extremes

11. Lavishness; an unnecessary or unrestrained spend esp. of funds

12. Lacking energy; sluggish or sleepy

13. The act of returning something to its proper owner - or of compensating the owner for the loss of such an item; reparation

14. Naturally inclined; tending; likely

15. Brief; fleeting

16. The act of making an assumption or taking something for granted

17. Happening by fortunate accident or chance

18. Exonerate; to clear of blame

19. Authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance

20. Shrewdness and craftiness; slyness

21. To fill until there is no further capacity for absorbance; to soak

22. To appease; to conciliate

23. Faithfulness; loyalty

24. Of the world; typical of or concerned w/the ordinary

25. Annoyance or irritation

26. To worsen or intensify

27. Abnormal; deviating from the common or general type

28. Belonging to another time; removed from natural chronological context

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

30. Accustomed to accepting something undesirable

31. Calmness; serenity; peacefulness

32. Marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial

33. To guarantee or make certain

34. Very learned; scholarly

35. Discerning and sensitive use of speech; diplomacy

36. Man-made; artificial; relating to or involving the combination of parts to make a whole

37. Saucy; impertinent

38. Not tied down; unrestrained

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

40. Appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing

41. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate

42. Silly inanely foolish

43. Restricted or peculiar to a particular region; indigenous

44. Marked by extreme calm - impassivity - and steadiness

45. To cause to spread - multiply or reproduce

46. To imitate with the goal of rivaling or surpassing

47. To exist in agreement or conformity; harmonize

48. Deviation from the normal order - form - or rule

49. Full of tiny openings able to absorb fluid or gas; permeable

50. Shrink in fear - cringe