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

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