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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. Possessing education - refinement and taste; polished






2. To flood or overwhelm






3. Having or showing often viscious ill-will -spite - hatred






4. Implied; not explicitly stated






5. To blame or denounce






6. To weaken; to reduce in vitality






7. Lacking energy; sluggish or sleepy






8. To combine several elements into a whole






9. To stray from the point; to go off on a tangent






10. Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary






11. Moderate; marked by restraint and lack of extremes






12. A superficial remark - esp. one offered as meaningful






13. To secretly work together with the intent to commit a wrong or illegal act






14. In an initial stage; not fully formed






15. A thin - flexible film of tissue that covers or lines an organ






16. To guarantee or make certain






17. To purify or concentrate through a process of vaporization






18. The quality or state of being unyielding or stiff






19. Cursory; done without care or interest






20. Exonerate; to clear of blame






21. Subject to chance or individual whim; without definite reason






22. Wise and careful; showing good judgment






23. Peaceful; calm






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






25. Easily visible; obvious






26. To compel or require; to push one'S views or authority upon others






27. A speech made to oneself; a monologue






28. To ease or lessen; to appease or pacify






29. An attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness






30. The art or study of effect use of language for communication and persuasion






31. To give a false impression of'






32. Easily angered






33. A collection of lierary works by various authors






34. The act of reestablishing harmony or friendly interactions






35. An expression of approval or praise






36. The quality of being generously noble in the mind and heart - esp in forgiving






37. Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary






38. Self-important or pompous writing or speech






39. Strenuous - taxing






40. Lacking faithfulness or loyalty; traitorous; unstable






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






42. An overabundance; a surplus






43. To disguise or conceal






44. Mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand






45. Not vital or pertinent; irrelevant






46. A substance that causes insensibility and removes pain






47. Deceptive; based upon a false belief or impression






48. Dark and depressing; mournful






49. Burning or stinging; causing corrosion






50. To defeat; to put down