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Can you name the Big Bad GRE Words?

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Big Bad Definitions Big Bad GRE Word Big Bad Synonyms
To praise highlyExalt; extol; proclaim
Skillful in physical movements, especially the handsAdroit; deft
Trickery or subterfuge Guile; shenanigan; wile
Expose to fresh air; to give oxygen; to favor growthActivate
Dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy Boredom; tedium
To set boundaries; to separate clearlyDelimit; delimitate
Daring and fearless; recklessly boldAdventurous; bodacious; brazen; daring
ClumsyBumbling; butterfingered; the word is composed of two French words, one which means 'bad' and one that means 'right'
Found in the ordinary course of eventsEveryday; mundane; routine; unremarkable
StubbornContrary; obdurate; perverse
To loudly attack or denounce Rail
Lacking interest or significance; displaying lack of maturity; lacking nutritional valueAdolescent; insipid; juvenile; puerile
Intentially untrue; given to lyingFalse; lying; untruthful
Big Bad Definitions Big Bad GRE Word Big Bad Synonyms
Easily angered; prone to tempermental outburstsAngry; choleric; hot-tempered; short
An informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expertCognoscenti; think French here...
A proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; a saying widely acceptedMaxim
Give expression toExpress; show
Useless repetition; a statement not necessarily trueHere's a hint: the latter part of the word is the stem that means 'study of'
Of an aura; pertaining to the earI'd say the hint here is in the key word in the first definition...
Provide with choice of abundant food or drinkTreat
Eager and enthusiastic willingnessBriskness
Deserving or bringing disgrace or shameDisgraceful; dishonorable; opprobrious
Be in contradiction of; represent falselyContradict; negate
Perceiving the significance of events before they occurDiscerning
Of no real valueInvalid; null; void; worthless

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