GRE Vocab pt.2

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  1. Exculpate
    exonerate; to clear of blame
  2. Exigent
    urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
  3. Extemporaneous
    improvised; done without preparation
  4. Filibuster
    intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  5. Fulminate
    to loudly attack or denouce
  6. Ingenuous
    artless; frank and candid; lacking sophistication
  7. Inured
    accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  8. Irascible
    easily angered; prone to temperamental outburts
  9. Laud
    to praise highly
  10. Lucid
    clear; easily understood
  11. Magnanimity
    the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving
  12. Martial
    associated with war and the armed forces
  13. Mundane
    of the world; tyoicaly of or concerned with the ordinary
  14. Nascent
    coming into being; in early development stages
  15. Nebulous
    vague; cloudyl lacking clearyly defined form
  16. Neologism
    a new word, expression, or usage
  17. Noxious
    harmful, injurious
  18. Obtuse
    lacking sharpness of intellet; not clear or precise in thought or expression
  19. Obviate
    to anticipate and make unnecessary
  20. Onerous
    troubling; burdensome
  21. Paean
    a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
  22. Perennial
    recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly
  23. Perfidy
    intentional breach of faith; treachery
  24. Perfunctory
    cursory; done without care or interest
  25. Perspicacious
    acutley perceptive; having keen discernment
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GRE Vocab pt.2
2012-01-19 01:02:05
gre vocab

pt.2 most frequently used words
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