GRE 2

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jennnn
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GRE 2
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2013-03-16 11:10:22
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Vocabulary for (new) GRE prep- based on the Princeton Review book
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  1. axiom
    a universally recognized principle
  2. burgeon
    to grow rapidly or flourish
  3. bucolic
    rustic and pastoral
  4. castigation
    severe criticism or punishment
  5. chary
    wary; cautious; sparing
  6. complaisance
    the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
  7. contrite
    regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
  8. demur
    to question or oppose
  9. didactic
    intended to teach or instruct
  10. discretion
    cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decision
  11. ebulliaence
    the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
  12. impecunious
    lacking funds; without money
  13. incipient
    beginning to come into being or to become apparent
  14. intransigent
    refusing to compromise
  15. inveigle
    to obtain by deception or flattery
  16. penurious
    penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
  17. peruse
    to examine with great care
  18. quaff
    to drink deeply
  19. quiescence
    stillness; motionless; the quality of being at rest
  20. redoubtable
    awe-inspiring; worthy of honor
  21. supplant
    to take the place of; to supersede

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