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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. 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