GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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