GRE vocab practice 1

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biting; severe (harsh)
a situation that is difficult to get out of
baffled; at a loss for what to say or do (bewildered)
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice (disinterested)
out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
to incite; to rouse (instigate)
to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
about to happen (impending)
unfortunate; inappropriate
having sound judgment; perceptive (wise)
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
culled from many sources (varied)
immunity from punishment or penalty
pompous speech or expression
greatly emotional or zealous (ardent)
belligerent; warlike (hostile)
recklessly wasteful; extravagant (lavish)
to stun, baffle, or amaze
to delight or entertain (amuse)
typical or standard specimen; model
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
strength of spirit; courage
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
disparaging or descriptive word or phrase (slur)
capable of being set right; correctable
a rude or insensitive person
to throw overboard (discard)
an illusion; originally, an imaginary fire-breathing monster
causing delay (dallying)
to cut off abruptly (shorten)
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
to grow to increase swiftly and abundantly
marked with spots or blotches; impure (stained)
loud; noisy; lacking restraint (raucous)
stubborn; hardheaded (uncompromising)
causing laugher; laughable
lazy; listless (lethargic)
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
flashy; gaudy
to illegally use or reproduce
to provide support (reinforce)
diametrically opposed; as in antithesis

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