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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

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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