GRE Unit 7

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GRE Unit 7
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  1. Argot
    a specialized vocabulary used by a group

    Writers of crime fiction often use the argot or criminals and detectives to create a realistic atmosphere.
  2. Ascetic
    one who practices self-denial

    Muslim ascetics consider the internal battle against human passions a greater jihad than the struggle against infidels.
  3. Asperity
    severity; harshness; irritability
  4. Aspersion
    slander; false rumor

    The Republic of SIngapore is a young democracy, and its leaders often respond strongly to journalists and others who cast aspersions on their integrity.
  5. Assiduous
    diligent; hard-working

    The assiduous people of Hong Kong live in a territory with one of the highest per capital incomes in the world.
  6. Assuage
    to make less severe

    assuage the anguish of your bereavement
  7. Astringent
    harsh; severe

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