GRE Vocab pt.1

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GRE Vocab pt.1
2012-01-18 19:38:48
Gre vocab

part 1 of most used words
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  1. abscound
    to leave secretly; steal off and hide
  2. aberrant
    deviating from the norm
  3. alacrity
    eager and enthusiastic willingness
  4. anomaly
    deviation from the normal order, form, or rule
  5. approbation
    an expression of approval or praise
  6. arduous
    strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort
  7. Assuage
    to ease or lesson; to appease of pacify
  8. Audacious
    daring and fearless; recklessly bold
  9. Austere
    without adornment; bare; severly simple; asceteic
  10. Axiomatic
    taken as a given; possessing self evident truth
  11. Canonical
    following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards
  12. Capricious
    inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; unpredictable
  13. censure
    to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
  14. Chicanery
    trickery or subterfuge
  15. Connoisseur
    an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert
  16. Convoluted
    complex or complicated
  17. Disabuse
    to undeceive; to set right
  18. Discordant
    conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
  19. disparate
    fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
  20. Effrontery
    extreme boldness; presumptuousness
  21. Eloquent
    well spoken, expressive, articulate
  22. Enervate
    to weaken; to reduce in vitality
  23. Ennui
    dissastisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  24. Equivocate
    to use ambiguous language with deceptive intent
  25. Erudite
    very learned; scholarly