GRE Vocab Practice Test

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GRE Vocab Practice Test
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  1. doubtful; marked by or occasioning doubt
    dubious
  2. characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
    erudite
  3. calm; unruffled
    imperturbable
  4. readily open to notice or observation; evident; obvious
    patent
  5. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing
    exigent
  6. not pertinent; irrelevant
    extraneous
  7. to reject with disapproval or condemnation
    repudiate
  8. to review by a brief summary, as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize
    recapitualate
  9. to act together through a secret understanding, especially with evil or harmful intent
    collude
  10. to subject to a process of vaporization and subsequent condensation, as for purification or concentration
    distill
  11. to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard
    jettison
  12. lacking in vitality, imagination, distinction, etc.; commonplace; prosaic or dull
    pedestrian
  13. causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful:
    pernicious
  14. favorable to or promoting health; healthful
    salubrious
  15. to frustrate the plans of; thwart; foil
    discomfit
  16. existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent
    ubiquitous
  17. former; of times past
    erstwhile
  18. an ally or confederate who can be relied upon to speak or act in one's behalf
    proxy
  19. a person appointed to act for another; deputy
    surrogate
  20. flowery; excessively ornate; showy
    florid
  21. slanderous; defamatory
    calumnious
  22. to entice, lure, or ensnare by flattery or artful talk or inducements
    inveigle
  23. lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy
    diffident
  24. capable of being stretched or drawn out; pertaining to tension
    tensile
  25. a person who has the sole or absolute power of judging or determining
    arbiter

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