GRE part 1.txt
Card Set Information
GRE part 1.txt
Subside, moderate, put an end to
(Intensify, increase, augment)
To make or become less intense
departing from the right, normal, or usual course
(Ongoing action, continuance)
(Unrestrained, intemperate, immoderate)
Restrained behavior or appetite
To debase or make impure.
Make impure by adding substances
N, V [ag-ri-geyt]
Sum total; gross amount; whole mass.
(individual unit; isolated element)
Taken in the aggregate.
Promptness; cheerful willingness.
(reluctance; apathy; listlessness)
Accepting with alacrity.
Combine; unite; merge.
Amalgamating several school into one
Improve; make better.
Ameliorating working conditions
Chronologically out of place; out of its proper time.
An anachronistic throwback.
Deviation from the norm.
A bird that cannot fly is an anomaly.
Natural antipathy of cats and dogs.
Invented rather than true.
Wildly apocryphal rumors.
One who abandons his religious faith.
Keep me apprised of the situation.
Approval; good opinion.
One who practices self-denial.
(one who given to self-indulgence)
A self-denial ascetic.
Harshness of manner; roughness of surface.
Abusive attack; comment.
An assiduous student.
easy or lessen pain; satisfy hunger.
adj, n [uh-strin-juhnt]
bitter in taste; harshly biting.
(gentle; mild in taste)
The astringent quality of the unsweetened lemon juice.
weaken or lessen in density, force, degree; become weak.
Aspirin attenuating a fever's intensity.
political or personal independence; freedom.
declare; state formally as a fact.
Avering the truth.
evil; full of menacing; threatening harm.
A baleful glance.
The banality of cliches.
(blessing; piece of good fortune)
The bane of his existence.
A beneficent donor.
Blithe and carefree.
Bolstering an argument
using inflated language; high-sounding.
(simple and straightforward)
someone who acts in a rude or insensitive way.
allow; tolerate; accept
(refuse to permit)
The dean would brook no interference with his disciplinary actions.
The town burgeoned into a city.
He burgeoned into a fine actor.
to polish a surface by friction; to make smooth and bright.
As cacophonous as car alarms.
verbal punishment; severe criticism.
Severe public castigation.
A catalyst for change.
capable of burning; corroding; dissolve.
Burned by caustic chemicals.
trickery to deceive someone; fraud.
He resorted to the worst flattery and chicanery to win the job.
concluding section or speech; summarizes or concludes.
(poorly reasoned; unsound)
summary of a large work; a full list or inventory.
A useful compendium of information.
eager to please; overly polite.
A complaisant Supreme Court.
obeying; manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules.
Confuse; mix; puzzle.
Confounding the experts.
person competent to act as a judge of art.
A connoisseur of fine wines.
Claim or thesis.
Data supporting the contention.
A contrite sinner.
A puzzling conundrum.
Come together; tend to meet.
(diverge; deviate; branch off)
Roads converging at an intersection.
highly complex; coiled around.
Twisted, convoluted logic.
adj, n [krey-vuhn]
Too craven to fight.
v [dawnt, dahnt]
Nothing can daunt the Fearless Four.
Denigrating someone's efforts.
dry up; dehydrate.
Desiccated by the heat.
Random, desultory remarks.
sharply abusive attack or criticism.