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Can you name the GRE words based on the definitions given?

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

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