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MISSION GRETHE COMPLETE GRE WORD LISTFor Personal Use Only. Not intended fordistribution or sale.
1. abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.2. abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery.3. abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like).4. abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.5. abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.6. abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.7. abed adv. In bed; on a bed.8. aberration n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.9. abet v. To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).10. abeyance n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.11. abhorrence n. The act of detesting extremely.12. abhorrent adj. Very repugnant; hateful.13. abject adj. Sunk to a low condition.14. abjure v. renounce upon oath.15. ablution n. washing .16. abnormal adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.17. abominable adj. Very hateful.18. abominate v. To hate violently.19. abomination n. A very detestable act or practice.
 
 20. aboriginal adj. Primitive; unsophisticated.21. aborigines n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.22. aboveboard adv. & adj. Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.23. abrasion n. That which is rubbed off.24. abridge v. To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning outminor particles.25. abridgment n. condense or shorten.26. abrogate v. To abolish, repeal.27. abrupt adj. Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.28. abscission n. The act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation.29. abscond v. To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.30. absence n. The fact of not being present or available.31. absent-minded adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.32. absolution n. Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.33. absolve v. To free from sin or its penalties.34. absorb v. To drink in or suck up, as a sponge absorbs water.35. absorption n. The act or process of absorbing.36. abstain v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).37. abstemious adj. Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink,food.38. abstinence n. The trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol).39. abstruse adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.40. absurd adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense.41. abundant adj. Plentiful.
 
 42. abusive adj. Employing harsh words or ill treatment.43. abut v. To touch at the end or boundary line.44. abyss n. Bottomless gulf.45. academic adj. Of or pertaining to an academy, college, or university.46. academy n. Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.47. accede v. To agree.48. accelerate v. To move faster.49. accept v. To take when offered.50. access n. A way of approach or entrance; passage.51. accessible adj. Approachable.52. accession n. Induction or elevation, as to dignity, office, or government.53. accessory n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent.54. acclaim v. To utter with a shout.55. accommodate v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor.56. accompaniment n. A subordinate part or parts, enriching or supporting the leading part.57. accompany v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.58. accomplice n. An associate in wrong-doing.59. accomplish v. To bring to pass.60. accost v. To speak to.61. account n. A record or statement of receipts and expenditures, or of businesstransactions.62. accouter v. To dress.63. accredit v. To give credit or authority to.

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