GRE Vocabulary 1

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

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