Language Quiz / GRE Vocabulary 1

Random Language or Definition Quiz

Can you name the GRE Vocabulary?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Drop a J
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/166 Timer 12:00
DefinitionWord
Clearly state or shown; forthright in expression
Of a similar kind
To express sorrow; to grieve
To respect deeply
Speech in praise of someone
To make impure
Dictatorial in one's opinions
Wandering from place to place; unsettled
Frolicsome; playful
To grow together to form a single whole
Rural
An extremely deep hole
A ghost or specter; a ghost of a living person seen just before his or her death
Ungrateful person
An investigation; an inquiry
To prelace (another) by force; to take the place of
No variation; tediously the same
Tending to be thrifty or cheap
Ancient; old-fashioned
Book, usually large and academic
Steadily increasing in volume or force
Absolute; certain
Beliefs or character of a group
Something that brings about a change in something else
To choose not to do something
Highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
Lack of interest or emotion
Intricate and complicated
Wandering and unpredictable
Respected because of age
Charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
Lavish; wasteful
Temporary suppression or suspension
Dormant; unused
Capable of being shaped
Severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
To make more bearable
To fluctuate between choices
Blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Fundamentally different; entirely unlike
Effective writing or speaking
A trace; remnant
A state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
To combine; to mix together
A funeral hymn or mournful speech
Sharp and irritating to the senses
Lacking sophistication or experience
Fearless; daring
To act confusedly or without clear purpose
To be present throughout; to permeate
To annoy or provoke to anger
Premise; postulate; self-evident truth
Cooperation; mutual helpfulness
Extremely careful; fastidious; painstaking
Long, harsh speech or verbal attack
A compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
DefinitionWord
Outgoing; sociable
Respect; courtesy
Meal or mealtime
To humble oneself in a demeaning way
Showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Harmless
Bright; brilliant; glowing
To infuse
Uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
To judge a dispute between two opposing sides
Flamboyance or dash in style and action; verve
Aware; conscious; able to perceive
A subtle expression of meaning or quality
To calm down or moderate
A person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of intellectual or artistic values
The point of culmination; peak
To discard to get rid of something as unnecessary or encumbering
Use of an inoffensive word of phrase in place of a more distasteful one
Excess
A contradiction or dilemma
Able to speak clearly and expressively
Attack; assault
Digressing; diverting
To mar the appearance of; vandalize
The domination of one state or group over its allies
Similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
Suspicious
Rude and bad-tempered
Clever; deceptive
An outcast
Passion; excitement
To overwhelm, to cover with water
Unscrupulous; shocking unfair or unjust
To tarnish; to taint
Tightly sealed
To penetrate
To speak in favor of
Courageous; spunky
Ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
To increase in number quickly
Impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
Acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion
Easily deceived
Fearless, resolutely courageous
Stubborn; unyielding
Growth process from conception to birth
A nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
A person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
Known or understood only by a few
To make larger; expand
Easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
Nonsensical talk; specialized language
A puzzle; a mystery
Relating to a palace; magnificent
Determined by chance or impulse
Earthly; down-to-earth; commonplace
DefinitionWord
To perceive or recognize
Theft of property
Trick designed to deceive an enemy
Temporary; lasting a brief time
A mark of shame or discredit
Pompous in speech and manner
Predictable; boring
Bell tower; room in which a bell is hung
A sorrowful poem or speech
A rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice
To add ornamental or fictitious details
Lacking energy and enthusiasm
Abusive language
Composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
Rebellion
To soothe or pacify
Occurring daily; commonplace
Lightly acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
Tolerant; broad-minded; generous; lavish
Purposeful exaggeration for effect
Doubtful; uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
Potential that is not readily apparent
To physically sway; to be indecisive
Acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
Fresh and clean; uncorrupted
A firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief
To set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Wordy
Persuasive and moving, especially in speech
Someone with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic
To gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to please somebody so as to gain an advantage
Phony; artificial
To polish
Extremely generous or extravagant; to give unsparingly
Not easily managed or manipulated
Practical, as opposed to idealistic
Relaxation; leisure
To assume as real or conceded; propose as an explanation
Sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Clear and easily understood
To reject the validity of
Crude person; one lacking manners or taste
Having bad connotations; disparaging
Controversy; argument; verbal attack
Sensible; showing good judgment
Great disorder; confused situation
Young woman making debut in high society
Filled with truth and accuracy
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
Having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
Causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
Wisdom; caution or restraint
Agitated, overdone

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.