GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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