GRE Unit 10

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GRE Unit 10
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  1. Beneficent
    kindly; doing good
  2. Bifurcate
    to divide into two parts
  3. Blandishment
    flattery

    Despite the salesperson's blandishments, Donna did not buy the car.
  4. Blase
    bored because of frequent indulgence; unconcerned

    We were amazed at John's blase attitude toward school; he seems to have made it a rule never to open a book.
  5. Bolster
    to give a boost to; prop up; support

    The president has visited the state several times to bolster his sagging popularity there.
  6. Bombastic
    pompous, using inflated language

    Nearly lost in the senator's long bombastic speech were several sensible ideas.
  7. Boorish
    rude; insensitive

    Bob apologized for his boorish behavior at the party, saying he hadn't realized that it was such a formal occasion.
  8. Bovine
    cowlike
  9. Brazen
    bold; shameless
  10. Broach
    mention for the first time

    . . . decided to broach the subject . . .

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