GRE Vocabulary.txt

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  1. Audacious
    Difficult to understand
  2. Capricious
    Changing quickly
  3. Mercurial
    Changing quickly
  4. Dither
    Hesitate
  5. Vacillate
    Hesitate
  6. Apace
    Act quickly
  7. Impetuous
    Act quickly
  8. Precipitate
    Act quickly
  9. Credulous
    Innocent/inexperienced
  10. Ingenuous
    Innocent/inexperienced
  11. Novitiate
    Innocent/inexperienced
  12. Tyro
    Innocent/inexperienced
  13. Abstruse
    Difficult to understand
  14. Arcane
    Difficult to understand
  15. Esoteric
    Difficult to understand
  16. Inscrutable
    Difficult to understand
  17. Paradoxical
    Difficult to understand
  18. Recondite
    Difficult to understand
  19. Turbid
    Difficult to understand
  20. Cogent
    Easy to understand
  21. Limpid
    Easy to understand
  22. Lucid
    Easy to understand
  23. Pellucid
    Easy to understand
  24. Erudite
    Smart/learned
  25. Perspicacious
    Smart/learned
  26. Aspersion
    Criticize/criticism
  27. Calumny
    Criticize/criticism
  28. Castigate
    Criticize/criticism
  29. Diatribe
    Criticize/criticism
  30. Excoriate
    Criticize/criticism
  31. Gainsay
    Criticize/criticism
  32. Harangue
    Criticize/criticism
  33. Impugn
    Criticize/criticism
  34. Inveigh
    Criticize/criticism
  35. Objurgate
    Criticize/criticism
  36. Obloquy
    Criticize/criticism
  37. Opprobrium
    Criticize/criticism
  38. Pillory
    Criticize/criticism
  39. Remonstrate
    Criticize/criticism
  40. Reprehend
    Criticize/criticism
  41. Vituperate
    Criticize/criticism
  42. Bacchanalian
    Carousal
  43. Iniquity
    Carousal
  44. Libertine
    Carousal
  45. Libidinous
    Carousal
  46. Licentious
    Carousal
  47. Ribald
    Carousal
  48. Salacious
    Carousal
  49. Sordid
    Carousal
  50. Turpitude
    Carousal
  51. Fealty
    Truth
  52. Indubitable
    Truth
  53. Probity
    Truth
  54. Veracious
    Truth
  55. Verity
    Truth
  56. Apocryphal
    Falsehood
  57. Canard
    Falsehood
  58. Chicanery
    Falsehood
  59. Dissemble
    Falsehood
  60. Equivocate
    Falsehood
  61. Ersatz
    Falsehood
  62. Guile
    Falsehood
  63. Mendacious/mendacity
    Falsehood
  64. Perfidy
    Falsehood
  65. Prevaricate
    Falsehood
  66. Specious
    Falsehood
  67. Acerbic
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  68. Acidulous
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  69. Acrimonious
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  70. Asperity
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  71. Mordacious
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  72. Mordant
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  73. Trenchant
    Biting (as in wit or temperament)
  74. Aggrandize
    Praise
  75. Encomium
    Praise
  76. Venerate/veneration
    Praise
  77. Baleful
    Harmful
  78. Deleterious
    Harmful
  79. Inimical
    Harmful
  80. Minatory
    Harmful
  81. Perfidious
    Harmful
  82. Pernicious
    Harmful
  83. Craven
    Timid/timidity
  84. Diffident
    Timid/timidity
  85. Pusillanimous
    Timid/timidity
  86. Recreant
    Timid/timidity
  87. Timorous
    Timid/timidity
  88. Banal
    Boring
  89. Fatuous
    Boring
  90. Hackneyed
    Boring
  91. Insipid
    Boring
  92. Platitude
    Boring
  93. Prosaic
    Boring
  94. Quotidian
    Boring
  95. Trite
    Boring
  96. Adulterate
    Weaken
  97. Enervate
    Weaken
  98. Obviate
    Weaken
  99. Stultify
    Weaken
  100. Vitiate
    Weaken
  101. Abet
    Assist
  102. Ancillary
    Assist
  103. Countenance
    Assist
  104. Espouse
    Assist
  105. Munificent
    Assist
  106. Antithetic
    Hostile
  107. Churlish
    Hostile
  108. Curmudgeon
    Hostile
  109. Truculent
    Hostile
  110. Implacable
    Stubborn
  111. Intractable
    Stubborn
  112. Intransigent
    Stubborn
  113. Obdurate
    Stubborn
  114. Recalcitrant
    Stubborn
  115. Refractory
    Stubborn
  116. Renitent
    Stubborn
  117. Burgeoning
    Beginning/young
  118. Callow
    Beginning/young
  119. Engender
    Beginning/young
  120. Inchoate
    Beginning/young
  121. Incipient
    Beginning/young
  122. Nascent
    Beginning/young
  123. Altruistic
    Generous/kind
  124. Clement
    Generous/kind
  125. Largess
    Generous/kind
  126. Magnanimous
    Generous/kind
  127. Munificent
    Generous/kind (also, assist)
  128. Unstinting
    Generous/kind
  129. Avaricious
    Greedy
  130. Mercenary
    Greedy
  131. Penurious
    Greedy
  132. Rapacious
    Greedy
  133. Venal
    Greedy
  134. Compendious
    Terse
  135. Laconic
    Terse
  136. Pithy
    Terse
  137. Taciturn
    Terse
  138. Circumlocution
    Overblown/wordy
  139. Garrulous
    Overblown/wordy
  140. Grandiloquent
    Overblown/wordy
  141. Loquacious
    Overblown/wordy
  142. Periphrastic
    Overblown/wordy
  143. Prolix
    Overblown/wordy
  144. Turgid
    Overblown/wordy
  145. Despotic
    Dictatorial
  146. Dogmatic
    Dictatorial
  147. Hegemonic/hegemony
    Dictatorial
  148. Imperious
    Dictatorial
  149. Peremptory
    Dictatorial
  150. Anathema
    Hatred
  151. Antipathy
    Hatred
  152. Enmity
    Hatred
  153. Odium
    Hatred
  154. Dilettante
    Beginner/amateur
  155. Neophyte
    Beginner/amateur
  156. Novitiate
    Beginner/amateur (also, inexperienced/innocent)
  157. Proselyte
    Beginner/amateur
  158. Tyro
    Beginner/amateur (also, innocent/inexperienced)
  159. Indolent
    Lazy/sluggish
  160. Languid
    Lazy/sluggish
  161. Lassitude
    Lazy/sluggish
  162. Phlegmatic
    Lazy/sluggish
  163. Quiescent
    Lazy/sluggish
  164. Torpid
    Lazy/sluggish
  165. Ameliorate
    Pacify/satisfy
  166. Assuage
    Pacify/satisfy
  167. Mollify
    Pacify/satisfy
  168. Propitiate
    Pacify/satisfy
  169. Exculpate
    Forgive/make amends
  170. Expiate
    Forgive/make amends
  171. Palliate
    Forgive/make amends
  172. Esurient
    Poor
  173. Impecunious
    Poor
  174. Indigent
    Poor
  175. Ardent/ardor
    Favoring/not impartial
  176. Doctrinaire
    Favoring/not impartial
  177. Fervid
    Favoring/not impartial
  178. Tendentious
    Favoring/not impartial
  179. Abnegate
    Denying of self
  180. Ascetic
    Denying of self
  181. Spartan
    Denying of self
  182. Stoic
    Denying of self
  183. Itinerant
    Walking about
  184. Meander
    Walking about
  185. Peripatetic
    Walking about
  186. Disingenuous
    Insincere
  187. Dissemble
    Insincere (also, falsehood)
  188. Fulsome
    Insincere
  189. Ostensible
    Insincere
  190. Unctuous
    Insincere
  191. Discomfit
    Prevent/obstruct
  192. Fetter
    Prevent/obstruct
  193. Forfend
    Prevent/obstruct
  194. Occlude
    Prevent/obstruct
  195. Aberrant
    Eccentric/dissimilar
  196. Esoteric
    Eccentric/dissimilar (also, difficult to understand)
  197. Iconoclast
    Eccentric/dissimilar
  198. Jocular
    Funny
  199. Levity
    Funny
  200. Raillery
    Funny
  201. Riposte
    Funny
  202. Simper
    Funny
  203. Dolor
    Sorrow
  204. Elegiac
    Sorrow
  205. Lugubrious
    Sorrow
  206. Morose
    Sorrow
  207. Plaintive
    Sorrow
  208. Threnody
    Sorrow
  209. Invidious
    Disgusting/offensive
  210. Noisome
    Disgusting/offensive
  211. Odious
    Disgusting/offensive
  212. Rebarbative
    Disgusting/offensive
  213. Abeyance
    Withdrawal/retreat
  214. Abjure
    Withdrawal/retreat
  215. Abnegation
    Withdrawal/retreat
  216. Abrogate
    Withdrawal/retreat
  217. Decamp
    Withdrawal/retreat
  218. Recidivism
    Withdrawal/retreat
  219. Dolorous
    Death/mourning
  220. Elegy
    Death/mourning
  221. Macabre
    Death/mourning
  222. Moribund
    Death/mourning
  223. Obsequies
    Death/mourning
  224. Sepulchral
    Death/mourning
  225. Factitious
    Copy
  226. Quintessence
    Copy
  227. Iconoclast
    Unusual (also, eccentric/dissimilar)
  228. Discursive
    Wandering
  229. Expatiate
    Wandering
  230. Itinerant
    Wandering
  231. Peregrination
    Wandering
  232. Peripatetic
    Wandering (also, walking about)
  233. Sojourn
    Wandering
  234. Abatement
    Gaps/openings
  235. Interregnum
    Gaps/openings
  236. Interstice
    Gaps/openings
  237. Salubrious
    Healthy
  238. Salutary
    Healthy
  239. Compendium
    Abbreviated communication
  240. Adage
    Wisdom
  241. Aphorism
    Wisdom
  242. Apothegm
    Wisdom
  243. Bromide
    Wisdom
  244. Dictum
    Wisdom
  245. Epigram
    Wisdom
  246. Sententious
    Wisdom
  247. Truism
    Wisdom
  248. Conjugal
    Family
  249. Consanguine
    Family
  250. Distaff
    Family
  251. Endogamous
    Family
  252. Progenitor
    Family
  253. Scion
    Family
  254. Askance
    Not a straight line
  255. Carom
    Not a straight line
  256. Oblique
    Not a straight line
  257. Sidle
    Not a straight line
  258. Sinuous
    Not a straight line
  259. Assay
    Investigate
  260. Descry
    Investigate
  261. Antecede
    Time/order/duration
  262. Antedate
    Time/order/duration
  263. Diurnal
    Time/order/duration
  264. Ephemeral
    Time/order/duration
  265. Epoch
    Time/order/duration
  266. Penultimate
    Time/order/duration
  267. Bilious
    Bad mood
  268. Dudgeon
    Bad mood
  269. Irascible
    Bad mood (also, hostile)
  270. Pettish
    Bad mood
  271. Petulant
    Bad mood
  272. Pique
    Bad mood
  273. Querulous
    Bad mood
  274. Umbrage
    Bad mood
  275. Waspish
    Bad mood
  276. Abash
    Embarrass
  277. Compunction
    Embarrass
  278. Contrition
    Embarrass
  279. Diffidence
    Embarrass
  280. Expiate
    Embarrass
  281. Gaucherie
    Embarrass
  282. Asperity
    Hard-hearted
  283. Baleful
    Hard-hearted
  284. Mordant
    Hard-hearted
  285. Sardonic
    Hard-hearted
  286. Truculent
    Hard-hearted
  287. Vitriolic
    Hard-hearted
  288. Vituperation
    Hard-hearted
  289. Belabor
    Nag
  290. Cavil
    Nag
  291. Martinet
    Nag
  292. Remonstrate
    Nag
  293. Reproof
    Nag
  294. Augur
    Predict
  295. Auspice
    Predict
  296. Fey
    Predict
  297. Harbinger
    Predict
  298. Portentous
    Predict
  299. Presage
    Predict
  300. Prognosticate
    Predict
  301. Adventitious
    Luck
  302. Auspicious
    Luck
  303. Fortuitous
    Luck
  304. Kismet
    Luck
  305. Propitiate
    Luck
  306. Propitious
    Luck
  307. Noisome
    Nasty
  308. Cacophony
    Harsh-sounding
  309. Strident
    Harsh-sounding
  310. Euphonious
    Pleasant-sounding
  311. Sonorous
    Pleasant-sounding

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