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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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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