GRE-B.txt

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  1. Bacchanal
    • noisy party with a lot of drinking
    • S.orgy (wild party) ; debauch
  2. Baleful
    • full of menacing (threatening) or malign influences ; pernicious (harmful)
    • S.injurious ; evil ; deadly
  3. Banal
    • A.original
    • commonplace ; trite
    • S.bland ; flat ; sapless ; vapid (insipid ; uninspired ; colorless) * sap = juice
  4. Bane
    • poison ; cause of ruin ; plague ; a cause of great distress or annoyance
    • S.contagion ; venom ; virus
  5. Bate
    • let down ; lessen the force ; moderate ; restrain
    • S.abate ;ebb(diminish) ; slacken(loosen;release;relax;slow)
  6. Bawdy
    • indecent ; lewd(rude ; offensive in sexual way) ; obscene
    • S.lascivious (often offensive sexual desire) ; salacious (treating sexual matters in an indecent way) ; raunchy(vulgar;sexually explicit;earth,unrefined)
  7. Beatific
    A.miserable ; sorrowful ; unhappy
    • giving or showing bliss ; blissful
    • S.delightful ; happy ; joyful
  8. Bedraggle
    • wet thoughroughly ; dirty ; disheveled (untidy ; disorder)
    • S.shabby ; dilapidated (ruin) ; seedy(sordid) ; tattered (torn, old in generally poor condition)
  9. Beguile
    • deceive ; mislead or delude ; cheat ; pass the time pleasantly ; charm or attract
    • S.manipulate ; exploit ; maneuver (perform a movement, carefully guide)
  10. Belied
    A.prove ; verify ; support
    • to show to be false ; contradict ; fail to give a true notion or impression of
    • S.refute(prove to be wrong,disprove,deny) ; controvert ; gainsay (deny, contradict, speak against)
  11. Bellicose
    A.calm ; passive ; peaceful
    • inclined or eager to fight ; aggressively hostile ; belligerent
    • S.aggressive ; combative ; threathening
  12. Benevolent
    A.malevolent
    • organized to benefit charity , kindly ex. benevolent smile
    • S.generous ; considerate ; magnanimous (very generous)
  13. Benign
    A.malign
    • showing kindness ; gentleness and mildness
    • S.good-hearted
  14. Bereft
    A.full ; happy
    • deprived ; lacking , missing
    • S.destitute (lack) ; fleeced ; robbed ; stripped (remove all coverings from ; leave bare of accessories ; deprive someone of)
  15. Beset
    • harass or trouble from all directions , hem in (surround and restrict the space or movement)
    • S.attack ; assail ; assault
  16. Besiege
    A.leave alone
    • surround with armed forces in order to capture it) ; assault
    • S.assail ; congregate , invest ; trap
  17. Betoken
    • signify ; indicate ; be a sign of
    • S.indicate ; announce ; testify
  18. Bevy
    • a large group
    • S.assembly ; band ; cluster ; party
  19. Bilk
    • cheat ; evade ;elude ; swindle (use deception to deprive someone of money or possessions ; obtain money fraudulently
    • S.beat ; foil ; ruin ; defraud
  20. Bivouc
    • a temporary encampment esp. one made by soilders
    • S.camp ; tent
  21. Blandishment
    • speech or action intended to coax(persuade) someone into doing something
    • S.adulation ; blarney (persuade) ; oil
  22. Blase
    • bored with pleasure or dissipation(overindulging in sensual pleasure) ; uninterested
    • S.disenchanted
  23. Blighted
    • suffering from a disease ; destroyed
    • S.damned ; cursed
  24. Blithe
    A.atrabilious (melancholy ; ill-tempered) ; morose
    • gay , joyous
    • S.cheerful; chirpy (lively) ; lightsome ; sunny
  25. Bolster
    • to support with or as if with a bolster to buoy up.
    • S.brace ; carry ; sustain ; uphold
  26. Bombast
    • grandiloquent (extravagant in language, style, manner) ; pompous speech
    • S.highfalutin (pompous or pretentious) ; rant ; rhetoric (the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp. the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques)
  27. Bombastic
    A.humble ; quite reserved ; restrained
    • high-sounding, used to impress people ; pretentious
    • S.balderdash (senseless talk) ; grandiose ; ostentatious (pretentious display) ; swollen ; verbose
  28. Boon
    • blessing ; benefit ; sth very helpful
    • S.gift ; benevolence ; favor
  29. Boorish
    A.charming ; cultured ; polite
    • unmannered ; crude ; awkward
    • S.barbaric (savagely cruel, brutal, unsophisticated) ; cantankerous (bad-tempered) ; uncouth (lacking good manner); vulgar
  30. Bourgeois
    A.adventurous ; imaginative ;original
    • middle class ; selfishly materialistic ;too interested in material possessions
    • S.common ; conventional ; traditional
  31. Braggart
    • one given to empty boasting
    • S.blowhard ; gasbag
  32. Brevity
    • conciseness ; shortness of duration
    • S.abridgment ; brief ; synopsis (brief summary)
  33. Brindled
    • tawny or. grayish with streaks or sports
    • S.dappled (mark with spots or rounded patches)
  34. Brocade
    rich ; figure fabric
  35. Brusque
    • abrupt and curt in manner or speech
    • S.bluff ; brief ; gruff(abrupt)
  36. Bucolic
    • pertaining to shepherds, rural or rustic
    • S.pastoral ; agricultural
  37. Burgeon
    • to grow or flourish ; a bud or new growth (thrive; prosper)
    • S.increase ; augment ; build ; multiply
  38. Burlesque
    • give an imitation that ridicules ; imitate
    • S.mockery ; caricature ; farce ; sham(pretense ; fake ; charlatan)
  39. Buttress
    • to support
    • S.support ; brace ; shore ; underpinning (a solid foundation laid below ground level to support building)

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