GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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