Language Quiz / New GRE Vocabulary 3

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Can you name the vocabulary words of the new GRE?

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DefinitionVocabulary WordAlternate Definition
of or relating to a flood or floodsof or relating to the biblical Flood
of great importance or significance hint: esp. in its bearing on the future
easily provoked to anger; very irritablecharacterized or produced by anger
an emotional state of being despised; dishonor; disgracewillful disobedience to the rules or orders of a court.
a thing of very little value or importancea small amount of something
disregarding accepted rules or conventionspromiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretchedshamelessly servile
to disgust or sicken someone with an excess of sweetness, richness, or sentiment
DefinitionVocabulary WordAlternate Definition
causing annoyance or difficultyto be easily provoked or annoyed
having a tendency to do something appropriate or suitable in the circumstances
smelling extremely unpleasant
an earnest or strongly worded requesta command or directive.
indifferent to moral restraints
the attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or powerhint: esp. that of monarch or president
an authoritative prohibitionintercept and prevent the movement of (a prohibited commodity or person)
apt to notice and make much of trivial faults or defects
make sad or dispirited; depressto depress the spirits of; dispirit; dishearten

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