GRE vocab practice 1

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

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