GRE 2

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GRE 2
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  1. Austere
    severe or stern in apperance
  2. Banal
    predictable, cliched, boring
  3. Bolster
    to support, to prop up
  4. Bombastic
    pompous in speech and manner
  5. Cacophony
    harsh, jarring noise
  6. Candid
    impartial and honest in speech
  7. Capricious
    changing ones' mind quickly and often
  8. Castigate
    to punish or criticize harshly
  9. Catalyst
    something that brings about a change in something else
  10. Caustic
    biting in wit
  11. Chaos
    great disorder or confusion
  12. Chauvinist
    prejudiced in favor of a group that one belongs to
  13. Chicanery
    deception by means of craft/quile
  14. Cogent
    convincingand well reasoned
  15. Condone
    to overlook or disregard
  16. Convoluted
    intricate : complicated
  17. Corroborate
    to provide supporting evidence
  18. Credulous
    too trusting : guillible
  19. Crescendo
    steadly increasing volume/force
  20. Decorum
    appropriateness of behavior/conduct
  21. Deference
    respect : courtesy
  22. Deride
    to speak of or treat with contempt
  23. Desiccate
    to dry out thoroughly
  24. Desultory
    jumping from one thing to another : disconnected
  25. Diatribe
    an abusive, condemnatory speech
  26. Diffident
    lacking self-confidence
  27. Dilatory
    intended to delay
  28. Dilenttante
    someone with an amateurish and superfical interest in a topic
  29. Dirge
    a funeral hymn or mournful speech
  30. Disabuse
    to set right : to free from error
  31. Discern
    to perceive : to recognize
  32. Disparate
    fundamentally different
  33. Dissemble
    to present a false apperance : to disguise ones intentions

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