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  1. alacrity
    eager and enthusiastic willingness
  2. approbation
    an expression of approval or praise
  3. axiomatic
    taken as a given; possessing self-evident truth
  4. capricious
    inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable
  5. censure
    to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
  6. effrontery
    extreme boldness, presumptuousness
  7. enervate
    to weaken; reduce in vitality
  8. erudite
    very learned; scholarly
  9. exigent
    urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
  10. extemporaneous
    improvised, done without preparation
  11. fulminate
    to loudly attack or denounce
  12. ingenuous
    artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication
  13. inured
    accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  14. irascible
    easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts
  15. nascent
    coming into being; in the early developmental stages
  16. obviate
    to anticipate and make unnecessary
  17. perfidy
    intentional breach of faith; treachery
  18. precipitate (adj)
    acting with excessive haste or impulse
  19. prevaricate
    to deliberately avoid the truth; to mislead
  20. solicitous
    concerned and attentive; eager

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GRE 1
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