GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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