GRE Study Words

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GRE Study Words
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  1. Abhor
    hate
  2. Bigot
    Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
  3. Counterfeit
    fake;false
  4. Enfranchise
    give voting rights
  5. Placid
    calm;peaceful
  6. Remuneration
    payment for work done
  7. Talisman
    lucky charm
  8. Abraisive
    rough, course, harsh
  9. Bilk
    cheat; defraud
  10. Covert
    hidden; undercover
  11. Engender
    cause
  12. Hangar
    storage area (garage) for a plane
  13. Knotty
    complex; difficult to solve
  14. Nuance
    something subtle; a fine shade of meaning
  15. Renown
    fame
  16. Abasement
    humiliation; degradation
  17. Harangue
    noisy, attacking speech
  18. Nullify
    to counter, to make unimportant
  19. Plaintiff
    petitioner (in a court of law)
  20. Replete
    full
  21. Abrogate
    cancel; deny; repeal
  22. Blasphemy
    speech that offends religious sentiments
  23. Enigma
    puzzle, mystery
  24. Harbinger
    indicator, bringer of warning
  25. Plaudit
    statement giving strong praise
  26. Reprehensible
    shameful; very bad
  27. Absolution
    forgiveness; pardon; release
  28. Ensconce
    establish firmly in a position
  29. Obdurate
    stubborn
  30. Reprieve
    a respite, a postponement of sentence
  31. Tawdry
    of little value; gaudy
  32. Blighted
    damaged; destroyed; ruined
  33. Credulous
    gullible; willing to believe anything

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