GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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