GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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