GRE vocab 1

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GRE vocab 1
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  1. Abate
    to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
  2. Abscond
    to leave secretly
  3. Abstain
    to chose not to do something
  4. Abyss
    an extremely deep hole
  5. Adulterate
    to make impure
  6. Advocate
    to speak in favor of
  7. Aesthetic
    concerning the appreciation of beauty
  8. Aggrandize
    to increase in poer, influence, or reputation
  9. Alleviate
    to make more bearable
  10. Amalgamate
    to comine : to mix together
  11. Ambiguous
    doubtfull or uncertain
  12. Ameiorate
    to make better : improve
  13. Anachronism
    something out of place in time
  14. Analogous
    similiar : equivalent
  15. Anomaly
    deviation from what is normal
  16. Antagonize
    to annony or provoke anger
  17. Antipathy
    extreme dislike
  18. Apathy
    lack of feeling/emotion
  19. Arbitrate
    to judge dispute between 2 parties
  20. Archaic
    ancient : old-fashioned
  21. Ardor
    intense and passionate feeling
  22. Articulate
    to be able to speak clearly
  23. Assuage
    to make something unpleasant less severe
  24. Attenuate
    to reduce in force or degree
  25. Audacious
    fearless and daring
  26. Disparages
    belittle : to decrease worth
  27. Incongruous
    inconsistent : inappropiate : out of place
  28. Myriad
    a great number of things
  29. Quizotic
    befitting Don Quixote : chivalrous, romantic, visionary, rash
  30. Derision
    ridicule : mockery
  31. Calumny
    slander : a false malicous statement
  32. Salient
    prominent : projecting
  33. Salubious
    favorable to/promting health
  34. Opprobrious
    outrageously disgraceful or shameful

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