GRE_WORD_LIST_A

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GRE Word List for Letter A
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  1. Abase

    • Lower

    • degrade

    • humiliate

  2. Abate

    Subside or moderate

  3. Aberrant

    Abnormal or deviant

  4. Aberration

    Deviation from the expected or the normal.

  5. Abet

    • Assist

    • usually in doing something wrong.

  6. Abeyance

    Suspended action

  7. Abjure

    Renounce upon oath

  8. Ablution

    Washing

  9. Abnegation

    • Renunciation

    • self-sacrifice

  10. Aboriginal

    • Being the first of it�s kind in a region

    • primitive

    • native

  11. Abortive

    • Unsuccessful

    • fruitless

  12. Abscond

    Depart secretly and hide

  13. Abstemious

    • Sparring in eating and drinking

    • temperate

  14. Abstinence

    Restraint from eating and drinking.

  15. Abstruse

    • Obscure

    • profound

    • difficult to understand.

  16. Abut

    • Border upon

    • adjoin

  17. Abysmal

    Bottomless.

  18. Accede

    • Agree

    • To give one's consent

    • often at the insistence of another

    • concede

  19. Acclivity

    Sharp upslope of a hill.

  20. Accolade

    Award of merit.

  21. Adulation

    • Flattery

    • admiration

  22. Adulterate

    Make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances

  23. Admonish

    • Warn

    • reprove

  24. Advocate

    • Urge

    • plead for

  25. Aesthetic

    Artistic. Capable of appreciating beauty

  26. Affable

    • Easily approachable

    • warmly friendly.

  27. Affected

    • Artificial

    • pretended

    • assumed in order to impress.

  28. Affluence

    • Abundance

    • wealth.

  29. Aggregate

    • Gather

    • accumulate

  30. Agility

    Nimbleness.

  31. Alacrity

    • Cheerful promptness

    • eagerness

  32. Alleviate

    Relieve

  33. Allure

    • Entice

    • attract.

  34. Aloof

    • Apart

    • reserved

  35. Amalgamate

    • Combine

    • unite in one body

  36. Ambiguous

    Unclear or doubtful in meaning

  37. Ambivalence

    State of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes

  38. Amble

    Moving at an easy pace.

  39. Ambulatory

    • Able to walk

    • not bedridden.

  40. Ameliorate

    Improve

  41. Amicable

    • Agreeable

    • lovable

  42. Amoral

    Nonnormal.

  43. Amorphous

    • Formless

    • lacking shape or definition.

  44. Amplify

    • Broaden or clarify by expanding

    • intensify

    • make stronger.

  45. Anachronism

    Something or someone misplaced in time

  46. Analogous

    Comparable

  47. Anarchy

    • Absence of governing body

    • state of disorder

  48. Anathema

    • Solemn curse

    • someone or something regarded as a curse.

  49. Anemic

    Condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles.

  50. Animated

    • Lively

    • spritied.

  51. Animus

    Hostile feeling or intent.

  52. Anomalous

    • Abnormal

    • irregular

  53. Anomaly

    Irregularity

  54. Anonymous

    State of being nameless.

  55. Antediluvian

    • Antiquated

    • extremely ancient.

  56. Antipathy

    • Aversion

    • dislike

  57. Antithesis

    • Contrast

    • direct opposite of or to.

  58. Apathy

    • Lack of caring

    • indifference

  59. Aphasia

    Loss of speech due to injury or illness.

  60. Appease

    • Pacify

    • soothe

    • relieve

  61. Apposite

    • Appropriate

    • fitting

  62. Apprehend

    • Arrest (a criminal)

    • dread

    • perceive.

  63. Apprise

    Inform

  64. Approbation

    Approval

  65. Appropriate

    Acquire

  66. Aptitude

    • Fitness

    • talent

  67. Aquiline

    • Curved

    • hooked.

  68. Archaic

    Antiquated

  69. Ardor

    • Heat

    • passion

    • zeal.

  70. Arduous

    • Hard

    • strenuous

  71. Array

    • Marshal

    • draw up in order. Clothe

    • adorn.

  72. Arroyo

    • A deep gully cut by an intermittent stream

    • a dry gulch

    • A brook

    • a creek

  73. Artifice

    • Deception

    • trickery

  74. Artisan

    Manually skilled worker.

  75. Artless

    • Without guile

    • open and honest

  76. Ascertain

    Find out for certain.

  77. Ascetic

    • Practicing self-denial

    • austere

  78. Asperity

    Sharpness (of temper)

  79. Assiduous

    Diligent

  80. Assuage

    • Ease or lessen (pain)

    • satisfy (hunger)

    • soothe (anger)

  81. Asteroid

    Small planet.

  82. Astute

    • Wise

    • shrewd

    • keen

  83. Atrocity

    Brutal deed.

  84. Atrophy

    Wasting away.

  85. Attenuate

    • Make thin

    • weaken

  86. Atypical

    Not normal.

  87. Audacious

    • Daring

    • bold

  88. Augment

    • Increase

    • add to

  89. Austere

    • Forbiddingly stern

    • severely simple and unornamented

  90. Autonomous

    Self-governing

  91. Auxiliary

    • Offering or providing help

    • additional or subsidiary.

  92. Avarice

    Greediness for wealth.

  93. Aver

    State confidently.

  94. Avert

    • Prevent

    • turn away

  95. Awry

    • Distorted

    • crooked

  96. Abdication

    Giving up control authority

  97. Abraded

    Rubbed off worn away by friction

  98. Abrogate

    Repeal or annul by authority

  99. Acarpous

    Effete no longer fertile worn out

  100. Accretion

    The growing of separate things into one

  101. Admonitory

    Containing warning

  102. Agog

    Eager/excited

  103. Alcove

    Recess/partially enclosed place

  104. Alloy

    To debase by mixing with something inferior

  105. Ambrosial

    Extremely pleasing to taste

  106. Amortize

    End (a debt) by setting aside money

  107. Animosity

    Strong dislike

  108. Antithetical

    Direct opposing

  109. Apartheid

    Brutal racial discrimination

  110. Aplomb

    Self-confidence

  111. Apostate

    One who abandons long-held religious or political convictions

  112. Apotheosis

    Deification glorification to godliness

  113. Apprehensive

    Grasping understanding fear unhappy feeling about future

  114. Arabesque

    A complex ornate design

  115. Arboreal

    Of connected with trees

  116. Argot

    Jargon slang

  117. Arrant

    In the highest degree

  118. Articulate

    Speak distinctly connect by joints

  119. Ascribe

    Consider to be the origin of or belonging to

  120. Aseptic

    Surgically clean

  121. Aspersion

    Slander

  122. Assail

    With attack violently

  123. Astringent

    Substance that shrinks

  124. Atonement

    Repayment death of Jesus

  125. Attune

    Bring into harmony

  126. Augury

    Omen sign

  127. August

    Majestic venerable

  128. Auspicious

    Favorable successful prosperous

  129. Avid

    Eager greedy

  130. Avow

    Admit. Declare openly

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