More GRE words

Card Set Information

Author:
pwolf
ID:
225462
Filename:
More GRE words
Updated:
2013-06-30 16:03:20
Tags:
GRE
Folders:

Description:
missed words to review
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user pwolf on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. abate
    to lessen or lower
  2. impute
    to assign or attribute something to someone
  3. apocyphal
    of questionable authenticity
  4. esoteric
    intended for or likely to be understand by a small number with specialized interests
  5. arcane
    understood by few
  6. abstruse
    difficult to understand/obscure
  7. modish
    fashionable
  8. refractory
    rebellious
  9. philistine
    a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and arts or has no understanding of them
  10. acrimony
    bitterness/anger
  11. forbearance
    patience or restraint
  12. quiescence
    patiences or restraint
  13. extant
    existing
  14. recursive
    returning to the same points repeatedly
  15. defunct
    no longer in existence
  16. actuate
    put into action
  17. disparage
    to mock
  18. preclude
    prevent
  19. inculcate
    instill
  20. inveigh (against)
    speak or write about with great hostility
  21. impugning
    claiming something isn't true or valid
  22. maligning
    slandering or defaming something
  23. amortizing
    reducing a debt
  24. macerating
    to soften something by soaking it
  25. lugubrious
    sad or dismal
  26. peripathic
    wandering from place to place
  27. maladroit
    awkward or inept
  28. disparaging
    belittling or derisive

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview