GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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