GRE Vocabulary 1

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Lack of interest or emotion
Ungrateful person
Acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
An investigation; an inquiry
Meal or mealtime
To calm down or moderate
Lacking energy and enthusiasm
Extremely careful; fastidious; painstaking
A sorrowful poem or speech
To fluctuate between choices
A puzzle; a mystery
Easily deceived
Speech in praise of someone
To soothe or pacify
Flamboyance or dash in style and action; verve
Causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
Fearless, resolutely courageous
A contradiction or dilemma
Stubborn; unyielding
To assume as real or conceded; propose as an explanation
To gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to please somebody so as to gain an advantage
Trick designed to deceive an enemy
To set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire
To be present throughout; to permeate
Wisdom; caution or restraint
To reject the validity of
Respect; courtesy
To perceive or recognize
To mar the appearance of; vandalize
A subtle expression of meaning or quality
To humble oneself in a demeaning way
Potential that is not readily apparent
No variation; tediously the same
Wandering and unpredictable
To speak in favor of
Clearly state or shown; forthright in expression
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Lacking sophistication or experience
Lavish; wasteful
Doubtful; uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
Intricate and complicated
The domination of one state or group over its allies
Temporary; lasting a brief time
Frolicsome; playful
Fearless; daring
Of a similar kind
Passion; excitement
A compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
Bell tower; room in which a bell is hung
Steadily increasing in volume or force
Similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
Respected because of age
To combine; to mix together
Fundamentally different; entirely unlike
Known or understood only by a few
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Effective writing or speaking
To increase in number quickly
Temporary suppression or suspension
Practical, as opposed to idealistic
Occurring daily; commonplace
Outgoing; sociable
Highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
A firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief
Premise; postulate; self-evident truth
Suspicious
Acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion
Impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
To add ornamental or fictitious details
A person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of intellectual or artistic values
To act confusedly or without clear purpose
Determined by chance or impulse
Young woman making debut in high society
Composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
Something that brings about a change in something else
Abusive language
To prelace (another) by force; to take the place of
Easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
Rebellion
To physically sway; to be indecisive
A ghost or specter; a ghost of a living person seen just before his or her death
A rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice
To annoy or provoke to anger
Having bad connotations; disparaging
Growth process from conception to birth
An extremely deep hole
Sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Phony; artificial
Clever; deceptive
Agitated, overdone
Lightly acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
Pompous in speech and manner
Courageous; spunky
Cooperation; mutual helpfulness
Not easily managed or manipulated
Bright; brilliant; glowing
Sensible; showing good judgment
Rural
Unscrupulous; shocking unfair or unjust
Persuasive and moving, especially in speech
Uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
Filled with truth and accuracy
Nonsensical talk; specialized language
To penetrate
Earthly; down-to-earth; commonplace
Extremely generous or extravagant; to give unsparingly
Predictable; boring
Theft of property
To choose not to do something
Dormant; unused
Sharp and irritating to the senses
A person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
DefinitionWord
Long, harsh speech or verbal attack
To respect deeply
Crude person; one lacking manners or taste
Blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
An outcast
Attack; assault
Harmless
Dictatorial in one's opinions
Tending to be thrifty or cheap
Use of an inoffensive word of phrase in place of a more distasteful one
Clear and easily understood
Absolute; certain
To grow together to form a single whole
Aware; conscious; able to perceive
The point of culmination; peak
A state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
Severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
To discard to get rid of something as unnecessary or encumbering
To infuse
Rude and bad-tempered
Fresh and clean; uncorrupted
To make impure
A mark of shame or discredit
A trace; remnant
Tolerant; broad-minded; generous; lavish
To express sorrow; to grieve
Book, usually large and academic
Relating to a palace; magnificent
To tarnish; to taint
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
Ancient; old-fashioned
A nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
A funeral hymn or mournful speech
Tightly sealed
Purposeful exaggeration for effect
Wandering from place to place; unsettled
Capable of being shaped
To polish
Having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
Digressing; diverting
Great disorder; confused situation
Relaxation; leisure
To judge a dispute between two opposing sides
Showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Controversy; argument; verbal attack
Excess
To make larger; expand
Able to speak clearly and expressively
Charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
To overwhelm, to cover with water
Someone with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic
To make more bearable
Beliefs or character of a group

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