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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. Assuming an unauthorized right or responsibility; overly forward and arrogant






2. Aversion; dislike






3. Unit used in measuring the intensity of a sound






4. Extreme respect and reverence; worship






5. To give notice to; to inform






6. To refuse to have anything to do with; to disown






7. Pliability; malleability; flexibility






8. The state or act of extending or being swollen out of shape






9. yielding or submissive; amenable






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






11. Reserved - shy - or unassuming; lacking in self-confidence






12. Made up of elements that are similar in nature or kind; uniform






13. Essential for or relating to life; necessary






14. Restricted or peculiar to a particular region; indigenous






15. Act or process of causing deterioration; a wearing away esp of metals






16. Having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice






17. Lacking energy; sluggish or sleepy






18. To exist in agreement or conformity; harmonize






19. Distinct; individual






20. To give a false impression of'






21. Able to meet financial obligations; able to dissolve another substance






22. Unoriginal; obtained from another source






23. Serving or intended to compel by force or authority






24. The act of casting out or excluding an individual from a society or group; banishment






25. A humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect - esp. in literature and art






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






27. Playful humorous






28. Charitable and kind in action






29. The act or process of transforming to another form - state or product






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






31. Harsh - jarring - discordant sound






32. Unimportant; lacking value






33. Flowery; ruddy; ornate






34. Peaceful; calm






35. Annoyance or irritation






36. Moderate; marked by restraint and lack of extremes






37. To praise highly






38. Extremely talkative






39. An expression of approval or praise






40. Unorthodox; iconoclastic; dissenting from established dogma






41. Relevant; germane






42. Easily angered






43. To abruptly and violently collapse inward






44. To remove completely; to annihilate; to pull out by the roots






45. To grow or increase swiftly and abundantly






46. The purposeful giving of false or misleading testimony while under oath






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






48. Matching; corresponding or proportionate in degree - size - or amount






49. To provide support or reinforcement






50. To flatter or praise excessively