GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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