GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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