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GRE High Frequency Words Vocab

Subjects : gre, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Doctrine or set of religious principles






2. Unoriginal; obtained from another source






3. To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent






4. To trudge; to move slowly and heavily






5. Not vital or pertinent; irrelevant






6. Dispersed or scattered; not centralized






7. Not obvious; elusive - difficult to discern






8. To exist in agreement or conformity; harmonize






9. To plunge or drop straight down






10. Not objective; based upon internal perceptions rather than upon unprejudiced fact






11. State or quality of differing from the accepted norm; abnormality






12. Marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial






13. Inclined to change one'S mind impulsively; erratic; unpredictable






14. Lacking authenticity or validity; false; counterfeit






15. Brief; fleeting






16. To tend toward the same spot or outcome; inclining to join at an intersecting point






17. One who practices rigid self-denial esp in religious devotion






18. Deviating from the norm






19. To make or become less severe or intense; to moderate






20. Mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand






21. Acting with excessive haste or impulse






22. To aid by making easier






23. Brief and concise






24. Well-spoken; expressive; articulate






25. To inspect - determine - or correct the graduations of an instrument by comparing it to a standard






26. To make right or fix; correct






27. Dull; lacking vitality or luminosity






28. Disgrace; contempt; scorn






29. Loud and high-pitched; screeching






30. The parading of learning; excessive attention to minutiae and formal rules






31. To grow or increase swiftly and abundantly






32. Troubling burdensome






33. Departure or wandering away from the accepted standard






34. A speech honoring the dead






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






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






37. Contemptibly fainthearted - lacking any courage






38. Characterized by brightness and the emission of light






39. Misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy






40. Calmness; serenity; peacefulness






41. Faithfulness; loyalty






42. To abruptly and violently collapse inward






43. The act of returning something to its proper owner - or of compensating the owner for the loss of such an item; reparation






44. Carefree; merry






45. Silly inanely foolish






46. Honesty; frankness; sincerity






47. A harsh denunciation






48. Stubborn; hardheaded






49. To deliver a pompous speech or tirade






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