GRE Intermediate 1

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  1. Modicum
    • A fairly small amount; Token
    • They should win, given a modicum of luck
  2. Bleak
    • Hopeless
    • A bleak outlook/ prospect
  3. Decry
    • Strongly criticize; Speak out against
    • The measures were decried as useless
  4. Contentious
    • Causing arguments
    • A contentious issue/ topic/ subject

    (v.) Contend that/ Maintain that...
  5. Apogee
    Highest point
  6. Meander
    • Wander
    • The stream meanders slowly down to the sea
  7. Pastoral
    • Rural
    • A pastoral scene/ poem/ symphony
  8. Profuse
    • Abundant; Produced in large
    • Profuse apologies/ thanks
  9. Obscure
    • Hide from view
    • The view was obscured by fog
  10. Appropriate
    • Steal; Take illegally
    • He was accused of appropriating club funds
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GRE Intermediate 1
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Intermediate Words Set 1
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