GRE Vocabulary 7

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  1. Archetype
    classic example of
  2. Clemency
    mercy
  3. Disinterested
    unbiased
  4. Flout
    defy; reject
  5. Ingénue
    naïve, unsophisticated person
  6. Mendacious
    given to lying
  7. Paucity
    shortage
  8. Protean
    changeable
  9. Sophmoric
    juvenile; immature
  10. Venal
    corrupt; can be bribed
  11. Archives
    collections of old records; place of storage of old documents
  12. Cliché
    overused expression; something unoriginal
  13. Disparage
    criticize; belittle
  14. Flustered
    worked-up; not calm
  15. Ingrate
    ungrateful person
  16. Mercenary
    concerned only with money
  17. Peccadillo
    minor weakness; trivial offence
  18. Protégé
    person under protection of, or guided by another
  19. Soporific
    inducing sleep
  20. Veneer
    surface coating
  21. Articulate
    clear; lucid; eloquent
  22. Clientele
    customers
  23. Disparity
    an inequality
  24. Fly-by-night
    unreliable; disreputable
  25. Inimical
    hostile
  26. Mercurial
    volatile; changeable
  27. Pedant
    person who insists on strict adherence to rules or narrow learning
  28. Sparse
    spare; bare; meager
  29. Venerate
    revere; worship
  30. Artifice
    deception; trickery
  31. Coalesce
    come together; merge
  32. Dispassionate
    neutral; objective
  33. Forensic
    concerned with argument or debate (esp. for legal evidence)
  34. Innate
    inherited; inborn
  35. Merge
    come together
  36. Pedestrian
    common; mundane; banal
  37. Provincial
    unsophisticated; narrow-minded
  38. Specious
    false
  39. Venial
    minor; unimportant
  40. Artisan
    craftsman
  41. Coddle
    pamper; fuss over; indulge
  42. Disseminating
    circulating; broadcasting; spreading (information)
  43. Fortitude
    bravery
  44. Innocuous
    harmless; inoffensive
  45. Metaphorically
    symbolically; figuratively
  46. Peerless
    without equal
  47. Prudent
    cautious; wise
  48. Speckled
    spotted; freckled; dotted
  49. Veracity
    truthfulness
  50. Ascetic
    without luxuries; severely simple
  51. Coercion
    force
  52. Diurnal
    active in daytime
  53. Fortuitous
    happening by chance
  54. Innovate
    create; introduce something new
  55. Meticulous
    very careful; painstaking
  56. Pejorative
    derogatory
  57. Puerile
    childish
  58. Sporadic
    not continuous; intermittent
  59. Verbose
    talkative; long-winded; rambling
  60. Assiduous
    thorough; diligent
  61. Cogent
    lucid; well argued
  62. Divert
    1. entertain; 2. distract; 3. cause a detour
  63. Fractious
    irritable; difficult to control
  64. Inscrutable
    mysterious; impenetrable
  65. Mettle
    courage; bravery; valor
  66. Pellucid
    transparently clear
  67. Punctilious
    paying attentions to small details
  68. Spurious
    false
  69. Verbosity
    using too many words
  70. Assuage
    to calm
  71. Cogitate
    think something over; ponder
  72. Docile
    gentle and easily lead
  73. Fraudulent
    fake; false
  74. Insentient
    unfeeling
  75. Milieu
    environment
  76. Pensive
    in a thoughtful mood; thinking deeply
  77. Purloin
    steal
  78. Stagnant
    still; not moving
  79. Vertigo
    dizziness
  80. Astute
    perceptive; sharp-witted
  81. Collage
    picture made from fragments of other pictures
  82. Dogmatic
    having stubbornly held opinions
  83. Frivolous
    not serious
  84. Insipid
    dull; bland; boring
  85. Mire
    swamp; muddy ground
  86. Penury
    poverty
  87. Pusillanimous
    cowardly
  88. Staid
    dull; sober; serious
  89. Vestigial
    not developed
  90. Asylum
    place of refuge or safety
  91. Collate
    arrange in order
  92. Dolt
    stupid person
  93. Frugal
    economical; not wasting anything
  94. Instigate
    to start; provoke
  95. Misanthrope
    hater of the rest of mankind
  96. Perceptive
    observant
  97. Pyromania
    compulsion to start fires
  98. Stanza
    section of a poem
  99. Vignette
    small sketch
  100. Protocol
    procedure; code of behavior

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