GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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