GRE A1

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GRE A1
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2014-01-31 07:43:12
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  1. unassailable
    unable to be attacked, questioned

    adj - ʌnəˈseɪləb(ə)l
  2. cool-off
    become calm, especially after a state of agitation;

    "After the fight both men need to cool off."
  3. nudge
    • prod (someone) gently with one's elbow in order to attract attention;
    • a light touch or push.
  4. Jab - Jog - prod - elbow - butt- push
    jog - nudge - gentle push

    • prod - dig -  poke with finger or anything
    • jab   - a quick, sharp blow, especially with the fist;
    • butt - hit with head; headbutt - aggressive butt
    • elbow - hit with elbow
  5. Startum
    a series of layers of rock in the ground.

    a level or class to which people are assigned according to their social status, education, or income."members of other social strata"
  6. tug of war
    a contest in which two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope until one drags the other over a central line.
  7. conceit
    excessive pride in oneself

    an ingenious or fanciful comparison
  8. obnoxious
    extremely unpleasant.

    "obnoxious odours"
  9. overweening
    over confident
  10. overbearing
    autocratic, oppressive
  11. austere
    strict

    ôˈsti(ə)r

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