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5000 Master GRE Word List

5000 Master GRE Word List

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5000 MASTER GRE WORD LIST
SELF-TRUST IS THE FIRST SECRET OF SUCCESS.
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Abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
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Abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery.
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Abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
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Abbot n. The superior of a community of monks.
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Abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like).
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Abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
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Abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
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Abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
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Abed adv. In bed; on a bed.
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Aberration n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
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Abet v. To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
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Abeyance n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
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Abhorrence n. The act of detesting extremely.
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Abhorrent adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
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Abidance n. An abiding.
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Abject adj. Sunk to a low condition.
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Abjure v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
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Able-bodied adj. Competent for physical service.
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Ablution n. A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
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Abnegate v. To renounce (a right or privilege).
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Abnormal adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
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Abominable adj. Very hateful.
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Abominate v. To hate violently.
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Abomination n. A very detestable act or practice.
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Aboriginal adj. Primitive; unsophisticated.
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Aborigines n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
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Aboveboard adv. & adj. Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
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Abrade v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
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Abrasion n. That which is rubbed off.
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Abridge v. To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
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Abridgment n. A condensed form as of a book or play.
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Abrogate v. To abolish, repeal.
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Abrupt adj. Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
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Abscess n. A collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
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Abscission n. The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.
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Abscond v. To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
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5000 MASTER GRE WORD LIST
SELF-TRUST IS THE FIRST SECRET OF SUCCESS.
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Absence n. The fact of not being present or available.
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Absent-minded adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
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Absolution n. Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
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Absolve v. To free from sin or its penalties.
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Absorb v. To drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water.
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Absorption n. The act or process of absorbing.
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Abstain v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
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Abstemious adj. Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
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Abstinence n. Self denial.
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Abstruse adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
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Absurd adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
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Abundant adj. Plentiful.
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Abusive adj. Employing harsh words or ill treatment.
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Abut v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
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Abyss n. Bottomless gulf.
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Academic adj. Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.
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Academician n. A member of an academy of literature, art, or science.
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Academy n. Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
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Accede v. To agree.
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Accelerate v. To move faster.
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Accept v. To take when offered.
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Access n. A way of approach or entrance; passage.
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Accessible adj. Approachable.
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Accession n. Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.
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Accessory n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
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Acclaim v. To utter with a shout.
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Accommodate v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor.
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Accompaniment n. A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.
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Accompanist n. One who or that which accompanies.
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Accompany v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
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Accomplice n. An associate in wrong-doing.
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Accomplish v. To bring to pass.
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Accordion n. A portable free-reed musical instrument.
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Accost v. To speak to.
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Account n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of business transactions.
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Accouter v. To dress.
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5000 MASTER GRE WORD LIST
SELF-TRUST IS THE FIRST SECRET OF SUCCESS.
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Accredit v. To give credit or authority to.
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Accumulate v. To become greater in quantity or number.
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Accuracy n. Exactness.
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Accurate adj. Conforming exactly to truth or to a standard.
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Accursed adj. Doomed to evil, misery, or misfortune.
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Accusation n. A charge of crime, misdemeanor, or error.
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Accusatory adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving an accusation.
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Accuse v. To charge with wrong doing, misconduct, or error.
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Accustom v. To make familiar by use.
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Acerbity n. Sourness, with bitterness and astringency.
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Acetate n. A salt of acetic acid.
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Acetic adj. Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar.
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Ache v. To be in pain or distress.
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Achillean adj. Invulnerable.
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Achromatic adj. Colorless,
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acid n. A sour substance.
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Acidify v. To change into acid.
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Acknowledge v. To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.
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Acknowledgment n. Recognition.
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Acme n. The highest point, or summit.
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Acoustic adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
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Acquaint v. To make familiar or conversant.
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Acquiesce v. To comply; submit.
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Acquiescence n. Passive consent.
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Acquire v. To get as one's own.
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Acquisition n. Anything gained, or made one's own, usually by effort or labor.
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Acquit v. To free or clear, as from accusation.
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Acquittal n. A discharge from accusation by judicial action.
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Acquittance n. Release or discharge from indebtedness, obligation, or responsibility.
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Acreage n. Quantity or extent of land, especially of cultivated land.
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Acrid adj. Harshly pungent or bitter.
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Acrimonious adj. Full of bitterness.
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Acrimony n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
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Actionable adj. Affording cause for instituting an action, as trespass, slanderous words.
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Actuality n. Any reality.
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Actuary n. An officer, as of an insurance company, who calculates and states the risks and premiums.
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