GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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