GRE 1

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1st Set, GRE 100 words
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  1. Abhor
    hate
  2. Bigot
    narrow-minded, prejudiced person
  3. Counterfeit
    fake; false
  4. Enfranchise
    give voting rights
  5. Hamper
    hinder; obstruct
  6. Kindle
    to start a fire
  7. Noxious
    harmful; poisonous; lethal
  8. Placid
    calm; peaceful
  9. Remuneration
    payment for work done
  10. Talisman
    lucky charm
  11. Abrasive
    rough; coarse; harsh
  12. Bilk
    cheat; defraud
  13. Covert
    hidden; undercover
  14. Engender
    cause
  15. Hangar
    storage area (like garage) for a plane
  16. Knotty
    complex; difficult to solve
  17. Nuance
    something subtle; a fine shade of meaning
  18. Plagiarism
    taking credit for someone else's writing or ideas
  19. Renown
    fame
  20. Tangent
    going off the main subject
  21. Abasement
    humiliation; degradation
  22. Billowing
    swelling; fluttering; waving
  23. Cower
    recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
  24. Enhance
    improve; make better or clearer
  25. Harangue
    noisy, attacking speech
  26. Labyrinth
    a maze
  27. Nullify
    to counter; make unimportant
  28. Plaintiff
    petitioner (in court of law)
  29. Replete
    full
  30. Tangible
    can be touched
  31. Abrogate
    cancel; deny; repeal
  32. Blasphemy
    speech which offends religious sentiments
  33. Credible
    believable
  34. Enigma
    puzzle; mystery
  35. Harbingers
    indicators; bringers of warnings
  36. Labyrinthine
    complicated; highly convoluted
  37. Nuzzle
    cuddle; snuggle
  38. Plaudit
    statement giving strong praise
  39. Reprehensible
    shameful; very bad
  40. Tardy
    slow; late; overdue; delayed
  41. Absolution
    forgiveness; pardon; release
  42. Blatant
    obvious
  43. Creditable
    praiseworthy
  44. Ensconce
    establish firmly in a position
  45. Hasten
    hurry; accelerate; rush
  46. Laceration
    a cut
  47. Obdurate
    stubborn
  48. Plausible
    can be believed; reasonable
  49. Reprieve
    a respite; postponement of a sentence
  50. Tawdry
    of little value; gaudy
  51. Abstain
    desist; go without; withdraw
  52. Blighted
    damaged; destroyed; ruined
  53. Credulous
    gullible; ready to believe anything
  54. Enshroud
    cover
  55. Haughtiness
    arrogance; pride
  56. Lachrymose
    tearful; sad
  57. Obfuscate
    deliberately make something difficult to understand
  58. Plethora
    an excess
  59. Repudiate
    shun; eschew
  60. Tedium
    boredom

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