GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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