GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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