GRE Study Words 3

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GRE Study Words 3
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  1. Acuity
    mental or visual sharpness
  2. Braggart
    someone who boasts
  3. Epitomized
    typified; characterized; personified
  4. Hidebound
    rigid in opinions
  5. Languish
    decay; fade away; get weaker
  6. Obsequious
    submissive; servile
  7. Polemical 
    causing debate or argument
  8. Restorative
    a tonic
  9. Thwart
    prevent; frustrate
  10. Equivocate
    speak ambiguously; avoid telling the truth
  11. Larceny
    theft; robbery; stealing
  12. Ponderous
    weighty; slow; heavy
  13. Timourous
    fearful; cowardly
  14. Adroit 
    skillful
  15. Decorum
    dignified; correct behavior
  16. Largess
    generosity
  17. Obsolete
    no longer valid
  18. Pontificate
    speak pompously or dogmatically
  19. Reticent
    restrained; withholding; uncommunicative
  20. Tirade
    stream of verbal abuse
  21. Adulation
    to show strong admiration; worship
  22. Erratic
    wandering; irregular
  23. Histrionic
    theatrical; exaggerated
  24. Obstreperous
    noisy and boisterous
  25. Portend
    fortell
  26. Titter
    giggle quietly
  27. Deference
    respect
  28. Esoteric
    obscure and difficult to understand
  29. Hoary
    old
  30. Obtuse
    mentally dull
  31. Portent
    a warning sign; omen
  32. Tome
    large book
  33. Espouse
    promote; take-up; support

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