GRE vocab 3

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GRE vocab 3
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  1. Relent
    • to soften in feeling, temper, or determination; become moremild, compassionate, or forgiving.
    • Ex: the winds relented 
  2. Behest
    a strongly worded request
  3. Accesion
    Approval
  4. Interdiction
    Prohibition
  5. Dissolute
    • morally corrupt
    • Syn: profligate 
  6. Smug
    Haughty
  7. Nettlesome
    annoying
  8. Fetid
    • skinky, disgusting aroma
    • Syn: malodorous 
  9. Saccharine
    • resembling sugar, very sweet
    • Syn: cloying 
  10. Dejected
    sad
  11. Supercilious
    • haughty
    • Syn: smug 
  12. Maladroit
    awkward or clumsy
  13. Precocious
    prematurely developed
  14. prodigy
    • a person, especially a child or young person, havingextraordinary talent or ability
    • ex: a musical prodigy.
  15. Incipient
    • at an early stage
    • Syn: nascent, begining
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  16. Staggering
    astonishing, astouding
  17. fathomless
    incomprehensible
  18. Piddling
    • negligible, insignificant, trivial
    • Syn: triffling 
  19. Impecunious
    impoverished
  20. Indigent
    impoverished
  21. Prodigal
    • wasteful
    • Syn: profligate, lavish 
  22. Vagrant
    homeless
  23. Reprimand
    rebuke, reprove, khien trach

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