abash humiliate, embarrass amalgamation mixture belie misrepresent abdicate relinquish power or position ambiguous unclear belittle disparage

aberrant abnormal ambivalence conflicting emotions bellicose warlike abet aid, encourage (typically of amenable agreeable benefactor patron crime) amorphous shapeless boisterous noisy abeyance postponement anachronistic out of historical order boor vulgar person aboriginal indigenous analogous similar bourgeois middle class abridge shorten anarchy absence of government bucolic rustic abstemious moderate anathema curse buttress support acclimate accustom oneself to a animus hate cachet prestige climate anomalous abnormal cacophony dissonance, harsh noise accost to approach and speak to someone antipathy repulsion, hatred callow inexperienced acquiesce agree passively antipodal exactly opposite canon rule acumen insight antiquated outdated, obsolete capacious spacious adamant insistent apathy indifference capitulate surrender admonish warn gently appease pacify castigate criticize adulterate contaminate, corrupt approbation approval cathartic purgative, purifying adversity hardship artless naive, simple catholic universal, worldly aegis that which protects ascetic self-denying caustic scathing (of speech) aesthetic pleasing to the senses, censure condemn assiduous hard-working beautiful chagrin embarrassment assimilate absorb affable friendly charlatan quack audacity boldness affinity fondness chary cautious auspicious favorable aggregate total, collect coagulate thicken austere harsh, Spartan aghast horrified coda concluding passage autonomous self-governing alacrity swiftness cogent well-put, convincing avarice greed alienate estrange, antagonize collusion conspiracy axiom self-evident truth alleviate lessen, assuage commensurate proportionate banal trite altruism benevolence, generosity commiserate empathize 459


The Ubiquitous 400 460 compensatory redeeming compliant submissive

digress ramble exacerbate worsen disabuse correct a misconception exasperate irritate exhibitionist one who draws conciliatory reconciling discerning observant attention to himself condone overlook wrong doing discord lack of harmony exonerate free from blame conducive helping discrete separate expedite hasten connoisseur an expert, gourmet discretion prudence extemporize improvise consensus general agreement disingenuous deceptive extol praise highly contentious argumentative disparate various facetious joking, sarcastic conundrum puzzle, enigma disseminate distribute facilitate make easier convoluted twisted, complicated dissent disagree fallacy false belief covenant agreement, pact dissolution disintegration fathom understand covert secret dissonance discord fervor intensity credence belief distend swell fickle always changing one’s mind credulous believing divest strip, deprive filibuster long speech cynical scornful of the motives of divulge disclose others fledgling just beginning, dogmatic certain, unchanging in dauntless courageous struggling opinion flout to show disregard for the law dearth scarcity dormant asleep or rules defamation (noun) slander eclectic from many sources foment instigate deference courteously yielding to efficacy effectiveness another forsake abandon effigy likeness, mannequin deleterious harmful fortuitous lucky effloresce to bloom delineate draw a line around, foster encourage describe effrontery insolence frugal thrifty demur take exception elicit provoke fulminate denounce, menace denigrate defame eloquent well-spoken furtive stealthy deprecate belittle emancipate liberate gainsay contradict desiccate dehydrate embellish exaggerate germane relevant endemic peculiar to a particular despot tyrant glib insincere manner region destitute poor gratuitous unwarranted, uncalled for enervate weaken desultory without direction in life gregarious sociable engender generate deterrent hindrance halcyon serene ennui boredom devoid empty hamper obstruct enumerate count devout pious harangue tirade esoteric known by only a few diatribe long denunciation harry harass esthetic artistic dichotomy a division into two parts hedonism excessive pursuit of euphemism genteel expression pleasure in life didactic instructional euphoria elation hegemony authority, domination diffident shy evanescent fleeting, very brief histrionic overly dramatic

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homogeneous uniform intrepid fearless omnipotent all-powerful hyperbole exaggeration inundate flood onerous burdensome hypocritical deceiving, two-faced inure accustom, habituate, harden opprobrium disgrace iconoclast one who rails against invective verbal insult oscillate waver sacred institutions inveigle lure paean a song of praise idiosyncrasy peculiarity irascible irritable paradigm a model imminent about to happen irresolute hesitant, uncertain paragon standard of excellence impecunious indigent itinerary route parody imitation, ridicule imperative vital, pressing judicious prudent parsimonious stingy imperturbable calm laconic brief, terse paucity scarcity impervious impenetrable lassitude lethargy pedagogical pertaining to teaching impetuous impulsive laudatory commendable pedantic bookish implicit implied levity frivolity penchant inclination impolitic unwise lucid clearly understood penury poverty impulsive to act suddenly lurid ghastly pernicious destructive impunity exemption from harm Machiavellian politically crafty, perpetuity eternity inadvertent unintentional cunning perspicacious keen incendiary inflammatory magnanimous generous, kindhearted pervade permeate incipient beginning magnate a powerful, successful philanthropic charitable person incontrovertible indisputable phlegmatic sluggish malevolence bad intent, malice incorrigible unreformable piety devoutness malinger shirk indifferent unconcerned pious devout, holy malleable moldable, tractable indigent poor piquant tart-tasting, spicy misanthrope hater of mankind indolent lazy pithy concise miscreant evildoer indomitable invincible platitude trite remark mitigate lessen the severity ineffable inexpressible platonic nonsexual mundane ordinary inert inactive plethora overabundance nadir lowest point inherent innate, inborn polemic a controversy narcissism self-love inhibit restrain posthumous after death nascent incipient inimical adverse, hostile pragmatic practical neologism newly coined expression insatiable gluttonous precarious dangerous, risky nonplus confound insidious treacherous precipitate cause noxious toxic insipid flat, dull precursor forerunner obfuscate bewilder, muddle insufferable unbearable preponderance predominance obtuse stupid insular narrow-minded presumptuous assuming obviate make unnecessary intangible not perceptible by touch pretentious affected, inflated odious despicable internecine mutually destructive pretext excuse officious forward, obtrusive intractable unmanageable


The Ubiquitous 400 462 prevaricate lie reprobate miscreant synthesis combination probity integrity repudiate disavow tacit understood without being spoken problematic uncertain requisite necessary temerity boldness prodigal wasteful rescind revoke tenuous thin, insubstantial prodigious marvelous, enormous resolute determined terse concise prodigy a person with extraordinary reticent reserved torpid lethargic, inactive ability or talent retribution reprisal tractable docile, manageable profligate licentious, prodigal reverent respectful transient fleeting, temporary profound deep, knowledgeable rhapsody ecstasy trenchant incisive, penetrating profusion overabundance rhetoric elocution, grandiloquence truculent fierce, savage prolific fruitful, productive sanctimonious self-righteous ubiquitous omnipresent, pervasive propensity inclination sanction approval ulterior hidden, covert proportionate commensurate sanguinary gory, murderous untenable cannot be achieved propriety decorum satiate satisfy fully untoward perverse prosaic uninspired, flat satire ridicule urbane refined, worldly proscribe prohibit schism rift vacillate waver protuberance bulge secular worldly, nonreligious venerable revered pundit politically astute person sedulous diligent veracity truthfulness pungent sharp smell or taste severance division verbose wordy qualms misgivings skeptical doubtful vernacular common speech quash put down, suppress solicitous considerate, concerned vex annoy querulous complaining solvent financially sound viable capable of surviving quixotic impractical, romantic sophistry specious reasoning vilify defame raconteur story teller specious false but plausible virulent deadly, poisonous recalcitrant stubborn spurious false, counterfeit vitriolic scathing recant retract squander waste vituperative abusive redoubtable formidable, steadfast stolid impassive vivacious lively refractory obstinate stupefy deaden, dumfound volatile unstable relegate assign to an inferior position stymie hinder, thwart voluminous bulky, extensive renege break a promise sullen sulky, sour voracious hungry renounce disown supercilious arrogant xenophobia fear of foreigners reprehensible blameworthy superfluous overabundant zealot fanatic reproach blame surfeit overabundance

endure someone ado fuss abject wretched accouter equip Adonis beautiful man abjure renounce accredit authorize adroit skillful ablate cut away accrete grow larger adulation applause ablution cleansing accrue accumulate adulterate contaminate. encourage (typically of accomplice one who aids a lawbreaker accord agreement admissible allowable abhor detest accost to approach and speak to adjunct addition crime) administer manage abeyance postponement adjudicate judge adjourn discontinue adjacent next to adipose fatty adieu farewell adherent supporter adhere stick to adept skillful adduce offer as example addendum appendix adaptable pliable conditions adapt adjust to changing adamant insistent adage proverb ad-lib improvise ad nauseam to a ridiculous degree acute sharp. incline abduct kidnap accolade applause aberrant abnormal accommodate adapt abet aid. fame abdicate relinquish power or acclimate accustom oneself to a position climate abdomen belly acclivity ascent. caustic aegis that which protects abrogate cancel . corrupt abode home accumulate amass adumbration overshadow abolish annul acerbic caustic (of speech) advent arrival abominable detestable acme summit adventitious accidental aboriginal indigenous acolyte assistant adversary opponent abortive unsuccessful acoustic pertaining to sound adverse unfavorable abound be plentiful acquaint familiarize adversity hardship abreast side-by-side acquiesce agree passively advise give counsel abridge shorten acquit free from blame advocate urge abroad overseas acrid pungent. intangible general principles abstruse difficult to understand aback unexpected abut touch. sub par abandon desert. forsake abyss chasm abase degrade academy school abash humiliate. embarrass accede yield abate lessen accentuate emphasize abatement alleviation accession attainment of rank abbey monastery accessory attachment abbreviate shorten acclaim recognition. border on abacus counting device abysmal deficient. start abscond to run away (secretly) acumen insight a cappella without accompaniment absolve acquit à la carte priced separately abstain refrain a priori reasoning based on abstract theoretical. intense admonish warn gently abide submit.Vocabulary 4000 A abscess infected and inflamed tissue actuate induce.

acrimonious caustic. bitter aerial pertaining to the air abrupt ending suddenly acrophobia fear of heights 463 TeamLRN .

out of place aggregate total.464 GRE Prep Course aerobics exercise agile nimble alms charity aesthetic pleasing to the senses. offer as example amorphous shapeless amphitheater oval-shaped theater amuse entertain amortize pay by installments amuck murderous frenzy anachronistic out of historical order amphibious able to operate in amulet charm. assuage air discuss. applause 2. ABEYANCE D. niche ambulatory able to walk afoul entangled alfresco outdoors ameliorate improve aft rear alias assumed name amenable agreeable aftermath consequence alibi excuse amend correct agape wonder alienate estrange. ABSTAIN B. environment albatross large sea bird affront insult ambiguous unclear albino lacking pigmentation aficionado devotee. 1. collect allocate distribute amity friendship aggressor attacker allot allocate amnesty pardon aggrieve mistreat allude refer to indirectly amoral without morals aggrieved unjustly injured ally unite for a purpose amorous loving. sexual aghast horrified almanac calendar with additional information Quiz 1 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. broadcast affiliation connection alliteration repetition of the same airs pretension affinity fondness sound akimbo with hands on hips affix fasten altruism benevolence. antagonize amenities courtesies. ACCOLADE F. refrain 8. ADULATION I. degrade 10. comforts agenda plan. AEROBICS J. exercise 9. talisman water and land anaerobic without oxygen . descend amenity pleasantness agent provocateur agitator allay to reassure amiable friendly aggrandize exaggerate allege assert without proof amid among aggravate worsen allegiance loyalty amiss wrong. postponement 7. ABRIDGE E. agitate stir up aloof arrogant beautiful agnate related on the father’s side altercation argument affable friendly agnostic not knowing whether God altitude height affect influence exists alto low female voice affectation pretense agrarian pertaining to farming allegory fable affidavit sworn written statement agronomy science of crop allegro fast production affiliate associate alleviate lessen. caustic 3. ardent ambivalence conflicting emotions follower alcove recess. wealthy amass collect alacrity swiftness affray brawl ambient surrounding. ADDUCE H. shorten 4. assistant 6. ABASE A. timetable alight land. ACOLYTE C. generosity akin related affliction illness amalgamation mixture al fresco outdoors affluent abundant. ACRIMONIOUS G. applause 5.

asunder apart antipodal exactly opposite adventurers asylum place of refuge lessen (pain) antediluvian apoplexy stroke artless naive. dread appall horrify ascetic self-denying apparition phantom ascribe to attribute animadversion critical remark animated exuberant animosity dislike animus hate annals historical records annex to attach annihilate destroy appease pacify aseptic sterile appellation title ashen pale append affix asinine stupid apposite apt askance to view with suspicion apprehensive anxious askew crooked apprise inform aspersion slander approbation approval asphyxiate suffocate annotate to add explanatory notes annul cancel annular ring-shaped anodyne pain soothing anoint consecrate anomalous abnormal anonymity state of being apropos appropriate aspirant contestant apt suitable aspiration ambition aptitude ability assail attack aquatic pertaining to water assassin murderer arbiter judge assent agree arbitrament final judgment assert affirm arbitrary tyrannical. prank arduous hard astute wise antipathy repulsion. doomed analogy point by point comparison apocryphal of doubtful anarchist terrorist authenticity artifice trick anarchy absence of government anathema curse anecdote story ascendancy powerful state apotheosis deification aneurysm bulging in a blood ascertain discover vessel angst anxiety.Vocabulary 4000 465 anagram a word formed by rearranging the letters of another word analgesic pain-soother aplomb poise analogous similar apocalyptic ominous. causing contraction. capricious assess appraise anonymous arcane secret assiduous hard-working antagonistic hostile archaic antiquated assimilate absorb antagonize harass archetype original model archipelago group of island assuage obsolete archives public records astral pertaining to stars anthology collection ardent passionate astringent disease ardor passion severe antic caper. cunning arsenal supply aphasia speechless aphorism maxim arrogate seize without right arroyo gully assonance partial rhyme antechamber waiting room ancient. anthrax . simple apostate one who abandons one’s ascend rise faith articulate well-spoken artful skillful. hated argonauts gold-seekers.

obsolete antiquity ancient times antithesis direct opposite apartheid racial segregation apathetic unconcerned apathy indifference ape mimic aperture opening apex highest point argot specialized vocabulary asymmetric uneven aria operatic song atavistic exhibiting the characterisarid dry. dull tics of one’s forebears aristocrat nobleman atelier workshop armada fleet of ships atoll reef armistice truce atomize vaporize arraign indict atone make amends array arrangement atrophy the wasting away of arrears in debt muscle TeamLRN .antiquated outdated.

sanction awry crooked attire dress automaton robot axiom self-evident truth attribute ascribe autonomous self-governing aye affirmative vote attrition deterioration. hard 2. antiquated 6. reduction auxiliary secondary azure sky blue atypical abnormal au courant well informed audacity boldness audient listening. ARROYO G. protection auspicious favorable avocation hobby business avouch attest. destroy 7. make amends 10. nuisance beget produce. causing contraction baleful hostile. ASTRINGENT I. board up belfry bell tower balk hesitate battery physical attack belie misrepresent balky hesitant bauble trinket belittle disparage ballad song beatify sanctify bellicose warlike ballast counterbalance beatitude state of bliss belligerent combative ballistics study of projectiles beckon lure bellow shout balm soothing ointment becoming proper bellwether leader. guide banal trite bedlam uproar bemoan lament bandy exchange befit to be suitable bemused bewildered bane poison. ATONE J. 1. abnormal 8. seduce benefactor patron baroque ornate behemoth monster benevolent kind barrister lawyer behest command benign harmless bask take pleasure in. sun beholden in debt bent determined basso low male voice belabor assail verbally bequeath will bastion fort belated delayed. ASPHYXIATE H. ANATHEMA A. gully 4. ANNIHILATE B. overdue bequest gift. attentive audition tryout augment increase augur predict august noble avail assistance avant garde vanguard avarice greed avatar incarnation bacchanal orgy averse loath. emanation auspices patronage. guarantee baleen whalebone avow declare Quiz 2 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. ANOMALOUS C. APATHETIC D. endowment bathos sentimentality beleaguer besiege berate scold B babbittry smugness . ARDUOUS F. ARCHAIC E. Spartan avuncular like an uncle attest testify authorize grant. curse 3. envy benediction blessing bard poet beguile deceive.466 GRE Prep Course attenuate weaken austere harsh. unconcerned 9. trifle avid enthusiastic bailiwick area of concern or aura atmosphere. malignant batten fasten. suffocate 5. procreate benchmark standard barbarian savage begrudge resent. reluctant badger pester avert turn away badinage banter avian pertaining to birds bagatelle nonentity.

impulsive blandish flatter. harsh noise bombast pompous speech cartographer mapmaker cadaver corpse bon vivant gourmet.Vocabulary 4000 467 bereave rob boor vulgar person cadge beg bereft deprived of bootless unavailing cadre small group berserk crazed booty loot cajole encourage. false cabaret night club cardiologist one who studies the bogy bugbear heart cache hiding place boisterous noisy careen swerve cachet prestige bolt move quickly and suddenly carrion decaying flesh cacophony dissonance. unrehearsed information brevity shortness of expression candor frankness bicameral having two legislative brigand robber canine pertaining to dogs branches brink edge canon rule bicker quarrel broach bring up a topic of cant insincere speech biennial occurring every two years conversation cantankerous peevish bilateral two-sided bromide cliché cantata musical composition bilious ill-tempered brook tolerate canvass survey bilk swindle browbeat to bully capacious spacious biodegradable naturally decaying brusque curt capillary thin tube biopsy removing tissue for bucolic rustic capital most significant. grovel buoyant floatable caption title blasé bored with life burgeon sprout captious fond of finding fault in blasphemy insulting God others burlesque farce bleak cheerless captivate engross. sully boycott abstain in protest callous insensitive bespeak attest bracing refreshing callow inexperienced bestial beast-like. brutal brackish salty calumny slander bestow offer. encircle bourgeois middle class calculating scheming besiege beleaguer. surround bovine cow-like caliber ability besmirch slander. cafe bulwark fortification capitulate surrender bivouac encampment buncombe empty. grant brandish display menacingly camaraderie fellowship betrothed engaged bravado feigned bravery canaille rabble bevy group bravura technically difficult canard hoax bibliography list of sources of brawn strength candid frank. showy talk capricious fickle. epicure cascade waterfall cadaverous haggard bona fide made in good faith cashmere fine wool from Asia cadence rhythm bonanza a stroke of luck Cassandra unheeded prophet cadet a student of a military academy boon payoff castigate criticize C . coax beseech implore botch bungle calamity disaster beset harass. pertaining examination buffet blow to wealth biped two-footed animal buffoon fool capitol legislative building bistro tavern. fascinate burly husky blight decay carafe bottle buttress support bliss happiness carbine rifle blithe joyous carcinogenic causing cancer bloated swollen carcinoma tumor bode portend cabal plot cardinal chief bogus forged.

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pertaining to dogs 4. 1. dreamlike cloy glut cavalier disdainful. worldly cherub cupid cloister refuge caucus meeting cherubic sweet. BICAMERAL B. BESMIRCH A. unavailing 8. CABAL G. certain catastrophic disastrous cathartic purgative. BRANDISH E. CANTANKEROUS I. blend clique a small group . two-sided 9. having two legislative branches 10. unheeded prophet 2. nonchalant choleric easily angered cloyed jaded caveat warning chortle laugh. virgin collusion conspiracy cleave split chasten castigate colonnade row of columns cleft split chateau castle comatose stupor clemency forgiveness cheeky brass. display menacingly 7. farce 6. CANINE H. convincing censure condemn circuitous roundabout cogitate ponder ceramics pottery circumcise remove the foreskin cognate from the same source cerebral pertaining to the brain circumlocution roundabout cognizant aware expression cessation a stoping cognomen family name circumspect cautious chafe abrade cohabit live together circumvent evade chagrin embarrassment cohere stick together citadel fortress chalice goblet cohort an associate citation summons to appear in champion defend coiffure hairdo court chaperon escort collaborate work together clamor noise charade pantomime collar seize clan extended family charlatan quack collateral securities for a debt clandestine secret chartreuse greenish yellow colloquial informal speech claustrophobia fear of enclosed chary cautious colloquy conference places chaste pure. plot 5. purifying Quiz 3 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. BOOTLESS D. forward combine unite. usurp caveat emptor buyer beware chronic continual coagulate thicken cavil quibble chronicle a history coalesce combine cavort frolic chronology arrangement by time coda concluding passage cede transfer ownership churl a boor coddle pamper celestial heavenly chutzpah gall codicil supplement to a will celibate abstaining from sex Cimmerian dim. snort co-opt preempt.468 GRE Prep Course castrate remove the testicles casuistry specious reasoning cataclysm catastrophe categorical absolute. CASSANDRA J. sully catholic universal. peevish 3. BURLESQUE F. unlit coercion force cenotaph empty tomb cipher zero coffer strong box censorious condemning speech circa about cogent well-put. BILATERAL C. innocent clone duplicate cause célèbre celebrated legal case chicanery trickery clout influence caustic scathing (of speech) chide scold cloven split cauterize to sear chimerical imaginary.

consecutive one after another concurrent consensus general agreement concord accord considered well thought out concordat agreement consign assign concourse throng condolence arrangement of stars conducive . talk down communion fellowship consort spouse to commutation exchange. bewilderment harmonious compatriot countryman compelling convincing compendium summary compensate make up for compensatory redeeming competence skillfulness compile collect complacent self-satisfied compliant submissive complicity guilt by association comport to conduct oneself composed cool. enlistment concoct devise consecrate make holy concomitant accompanying. ending conscientious honorable.Vocabulary 4000 469 commandeer seize for military use commemorate observe commend praise commensurate proportionate commiserate empathize commissary food store commission authorization to perform a task consolation comfort concubine mistress commodious spacious console comfort concur agree commodity product consolidate unite. consortium cartel condiment seasoning substitution conspicuous commiseration commute lessen punishment conspire plot condone overlook wrong doing compact covenant constellation helping compassion kindness consternation anxiety. existing from contrariety opposition birth obvious conclusive convincing. comparison congeries pile confabulate discuss constrained confined confection candy construe interpret confederacy alliance consummate perfect confer bestow contagion infectious agent conference meeting contemplate meditate confidant trusted friend contempt disdain confide trust another (with secrets) contend struggle confiscate seize contented satisfied conflagration large fire contentious argumentative confluence flowing together contiguous adjacent. self-possessed compound augment comprehensive thorough comprise consist of compulsive obsessive compulsory obligatory contrast difference. upright doubt conscription draft. abutting confound bewilder continence self-control confront challenge contingent conditional confuse perplex contort twist confute disprove contraband illicit goods congeal solidify contraction shrinkage congenial friendly contractual related to a contract congenital inborn. strengthen concurrent simultaneous commodore naval officer consonant harmonious condescend patronize. conduit pipe compatible well-matched.

artificial conjugal pertaining to marriage subject to dispute conjure an related by TeamLRN . grant concerted done together controversial summon conch spiral shell controvert dispute connive conspire conciliatory reconciling contumacy disobedience connoisseur expert. gourmet concise brief contusion bruise consanguineous blood conundrum puzzle. enigma contretemps unfortunate occurrence coniferous bearing cones contrive arrange.compunction remorse contravene oppose congruence conformity concatenate link concave curving inward contrite apologetic conjecture hypothesis concede yield.

defeat curry seek favor by flattery dais platform cursory hasty dally procrastinate curt abrupt. perfect 4.470 GRE Prep Course convene assemble (a group) corps group of people cower showing fear conventional customary. key court corollary consequence cryptic mysterious covenant agreement. summon counterstrike strike back crestfallen dejected convoluted twisted. done together 6. fellowship cubism a style of painting curmudgeon boor cudgel club curriculum course of study culinary pertaining to cooking cull pick out. pile 7. CONGERIES G. COMMUNION B. CONSUMMATE I. countryman 10. flowing together 8. COMPATRIOT C. pact coronation crowning of a sovereign covert secret corporeal of the body covet desire Quiz 4 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. chain croon sing courtesan prostitute cornucopia cone-shaped horn cruet bottle filled with fruit courtier member of the king’s crux gist. rude dank damp curtail shorten dauntless courageous cyclone storm de facto actual cynical scornful of the motives of de jure legally others D dab touch lightly . CONFLUENCE F. CONSONANT H. 1. accord 5. sophisticated credenza buffet convey communicate cosset coddle credulity gullibility conviction strongly held belief coterie small group credulous believing convivial sociable. apologetic 3. CONCORD E. harmonious 9. CONCERTED D. a blow criterion a standard used in judging of mercy cordial friendly critique examination. criticism court-martial military trial cordon bond. block debacle a rout. festive countenance facial expression creed belief convocation gathering countermand overrule crescendo becoming louder convoke convene. CONTRITE J. seize for military use 2. select culminate climax culpable blameworthy culprit offender culvert drain cumbersome unwieldy de rigueur very formal cynosure celebrity cumulative accumulate deadpan expressionless czar Russian emperor cupidity greed dearth scarcity curb restrain. standard corpulent fat crass crude converge come together corroborate confirm crave desire conversant familiar cortege procession craven cowardly converse opposite coruscate sparkle credence belief convex curving outward cosmopolitan worldly. COMMANDEER A. complicated countervail counterbalance crevice crack copious abundant coup master stroke cringe cower coquette a flirt coup de grâce final stroke.

follower denude strip bare deficit shortage devout pious depart leave defile pollute diabolical devilish depict portray definitive conclusive. reserved deface mar. disfigure detrimental harmful denigrate defame defamation (noun) slander detritus debris denizen dweller defame (verb) slander devastate lay waste denomination class. sect defeatist one who is resigned to deviate turn away from defeat denote signify. prevent demoralize dishearten deduce conclude deterrent hindrance demote lower in rank deduct subtract detract lessen demur take exception deem judge detractor one who criticizes demure sedate. stand for devise plan defer postpone denouement resolution devoid empty deference courteously yielding to denounce condemn another devotee enthusiast. plunder debauch corrupt dehydrate dry out deprive take away debauchery indulgence deign condescend deracinate uproot debilitate weaken deity a god derelict negligent debonair sophisticated. desiccate dehydrate decant pour describe designate appoint decapitate kill by beheading delinquent negligent. ecstasy desolate forsaken deceive trick delude deceive despicable contemptible deciduous shedding leaves deluge a flood despise loathe decimate destroy delve dig. affable delectable delicious deride ridicule debrief interrogate delegate authorize derisive mocking debunk refute. translucent deplore condemn deflower despoil diatribe long denunciation deploy arrange forces defraud swindle dicey risky deportment behavior defray pay dichotomy a division into two parts deposition testimony deft skillful dictate command depravity immorality defunct extinct dictum saying deprecate belittle .g. explore (of ideas) despondent depressed decipher decode demagogue a politician who despot tyrant appeals to base instincts decline decrease in number destitute poor demean degrade decommission take a ship out of desuetude disuse service demeanor behavior desultory without direction in life decorous seemly demented deranged detached emotionally removed decorum protocol demise death detain confine decree official order demobilize disband détente truce decrepitude enfeeblement demography study of human detention confinement populations decry castigate deter discourage. final dialectic pertaining to debate deplete exhaust deflect turn aside diaphanous sheer. culpable desist stop decathlon athletic contest delirium mental confusion.Vocabulary 4000 471 debase degrade degrade demean depredation preying on. expose delete remove derogatory degrading debutante a girl debuting into deleterious harmful derrick crane society deliberate ponder desecrate profane decadence decay (e. moral) delineate draw a line around.

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belittle 8. ruin dissemble pretend divisive causing conflict disgruntle disappointed disseminate distribute divulge disclose dishevel muss dissent disagree docile domesticated. dabbler disarray disorder Quiz 5 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. DEDUCE C. DEFUNCT E. unchanging in dismay dread opinion distend swell disparage belittle dolce sweetly distortion misinterpret. absent-minded . extinct 7. conclude 5. decode 2. sect 9. DEFINITIVE D.472 GRE Prep Course didactic instructional diligent hard-working disavow deny diffident shy diminution reduction disband disperse digress ramble diocese district disburse pay out dilapidated neglected dire dreadful discernible visible dilate enlarge dirigible airship. DEPRECATE H. DECIPHER B. DESOLATE I. trained disinclination unwillingness dissertation lecture dock curtail disingenuous deceptive dissidence disagreement doctrinaire dogmatic disinter unearth dissipate scatter document verify disinterested impartial dissolute profligate. DELINEATE F. DEBUNK A. forsaken disconsolate inconsolable dispassionate impartial distraught distressed discord lack of harmony dispatch send distrust suspect discourse conversation dispel cause to banish dither move without purpose discreet prudent disperse scatter diurnal daily discrepancy difference dispirit discourage diva prima donna discrete separate disposition attitude diverge branch off discretion prudence dispossess take away possessions diverse varying discriminating able to see disputatious fond of arguing diversion pastime differences dispute debate diversity variety discursive rambling disquietude anxiety divest strip. deprive disdain contempt disquisition elaborate treatise dividend distributed profits disengage release. detach disrepute disgrace divine foretell disfigure mar. DIALECTIC J. conclusive 4. pertaining to debate 10. refute 3. 1. to draw a line around 6. DENOMINATION G. immoral dodder tremble disjointed disconnected. lie disparate various doldrums dullness distract divert disparity difference doleful sorrowful distrait preoccupied. incoherent dissolution disintegration dogged persistent dismal gloomy dissonance discord doggerel poor verse dismantle take apart dissuade deter dogmatic certain. blimp discerning observant dilatory procrastinating disabuse correct disclaim renounce dilemma a difficult choice disaffect alienate disconcert confuse dilettante amateur.

weird liberate E endure suffer enfranchise enervate . gift elusive evasive ebb recede emaciated underfed.Vocabulary 4000 473 dolorous gloomy domicile home dominion authority don assume. unafraid emulate imitate effulgent brilliant dour sullen enact decree. grant effrontery insolence doughty resolute. riffraff enchant charm ejaculate exclaim drivel inane speech enclave area enclosed within eke to supplement with great droll amusing another region effort. treachery region elite upper-class duress coercion endocrinologist one who studies ellipsis omission of words glands of internal secretion dynamic energetic eloquent well-spoken endoderm within the skin elucidate make clear endorse approve elude evade endowment property. exquisite duenna governess encyclopedic comprehensive elegiac sad duet twosome endear enamor elephantine large dulcet melodious endeavor attempt. put on donor contributor dormant asleep dossier file dotage senility edify instruct embroil involve editorialize express an opinion embryonic rudimentary educe draw forth. encircle elate raise spirits ductile stretchable encore additional performance electorate voters dudgeon resentment. famous effete worn out emissary messenger efficacious effective emote to display exaggerated emotion doting attending efficacy effectiveness empathy compassion. sympathy double-entendre having two effigy likeness. victim endemic peculiar to a particular elide omit duplicity deceit. evoke emend correct efface obliterate emergent appearing effeminate unmanly emeritus retired. gaunt ebullient exuberant weaken emancipate liberate eccentric odd. mannequin meanings one of which is sexually employ use effloresce to bloom suggestive empower enable. strain drone speak in a monotonic voice encomium praise elaboration detailed explanation dubious doubtful encompass contain. indignant encroach trespass eleemosynary pertaining to charity humor encumber burden elegant refined. strive elicit provoke dupe one who is easily trick. captivated egocentric self-centered doyen dean of a group enate related on the mother’s side egregious grossly wrong draconian harsh encapsulate condense egress exit dregs residue. ordain effusion pouring forth dowager widow enamored charmed. but retaining title effervescence exuberance eminent distinguished.

brand ectoderm top layer of skin overwhelm embody personify ecumenical universal embrace accept edict order embrangle embroil edifice building engaging engender generate engrave carve into engross engulf enhance improve enigmatic puzzling TeamLRN . charming embargo restriction echelon degree embellish exaggerate éclat brilliance a material embezzlement theft eclectic from many sources captivate emblazon imprint. dispirit ecclesiastical churchly enchanting.emasculate castrate.

DORMANT A. unmanly 7. extract excruciate torture exacerbate worsen excision removal execrable abominable . airy equanimity composure entail involve. ENCHANT H. hatred esplanade boardwalk episode incident ennoble exalt espouse advocate epistemology the branch of ennui boredom esteem respect philosophy dealing with knowledge enormity large. DUET C. very brief enumerate count errant wandering evangelical proselytizing enviable desirable erratic constantly changing evasive elusive envision imagine erroneous mistaken eventful momentous envoy messenger ersatz artificial eventual ultimate. necessitate ethical conforming to accepted equine pertaining to horses standards of behavior enterprise undertaking equitable fair ethos beliefs of a group enthrall mesmerize equivocate make intentionally etiquette manners entice lure ambiguous etymology study of words entomology the study of insects era period of time euphemism genteel expression entourage assemblage eradicate abolish euphoria elation entreat plead ergo therefore euthanasia mercy-killing entrench fortify erode wear away evade avoid entrepreneur businessman err mistake. order enlighten inform epidemic spreading rapidly escarpment a steep slope epidemiology study of the spread eschew avoid of disease enlist join esoteric known by only a few epigram saying enmity hostility. ENCYCLOPEDIC I. EFFEMINATE E. twosome 10. DOUGHTY B. coming eon long period of time erudite learned eventuate bring about ephemeral short-lived erupt burst forth evidential pertaining to evidence epic majestic escalate intensify evince attest. difficult exclude shut out evolution gradual change exalt glorify exclusive prohibitive ewe female sheep exasperate irritate excommunicate expel ex officio by virtue of position excerpt selection. omission of words 6. demonstrate epicure gourmet escapade adventure Quiz 6 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. comprehensive 4. ENIGMATIC J. tragic esthetic artistic epithet name. puzzling 3. ELLIPSIS F.474 GRE Prep Course enjoin urge. EBULLIENT D. liberate 9. EMANCIPATE G. asleep 5. resolute eviscerate disembowel exact use authority to force payment exclaim shout evoke draw forth exacting demanding. misjudge evanescent fleeting. 1. appellation ensemble musical group estimable meritorious epoch era enshroud cover estrange alienate epoxy glue ensnare trap eternal endless equable even-tempered ensue follow immediately ethereal light. exuberant 2. charm 8.

wild ferment turmoil ferret rummage through fabrication a lie exiguous scanty fertile fruitful facade mask exile banish fervor intensity facet aspect exodus departure. migration fester decay facetious joking. delirious extraneous not essential flout to show disregard for the law or rules feckless incompetent extrapolate infer F TeamLRN . fantasy falsetto high male voice explicate explain filch steal falter waver explicit definite.Vocabulary 4000 475 execute put into effect exegesis interpretation exemplary outstanding exempt excuse exhaustive thorough extremity farthest point fecund fertile extricate disentangle feign pretend extroverted outgoing felicity happiness extrude force out felonious criminal exuberant joyous femme fatale a woman who leads men to their destruction exhibitionist one who draws exude emit attention to himself fend ward off exult rejoice exhort strongly urge exhume uncover exigency urgency feral untamed. whimsical factious causing disagreement expedite hasten fiasco debacle factitious artificial expel drive out fiat decree factotum handyman expertise knowledge. sarcastic exonerate free from blame festive joyous facile easy exorbitant expensive festoon decorate facilitate make easier exorcise expel fete to honor facility skill expanse extent of land fetid stinking facsimile duplicate expansive sweeping fetters shackles faction clique. struggling feasible likely to succeed extract to pull out. bumdfounded fatuous inane. unplowed expliate atone figment falsehood. clear filial son fanaticism excessive zeal exploit utilize. sect expedient advantageous fey eccentric. imaginary fallacy false belief expletive oath fidelity loyalty fallow unproductive. mistake extol praise highly flail whip fealty loyalty extort extract. milk filibuster long speech fane temple expose divulge fillip stimulus fanfare publicity expostulate protest finale conclusion farcical absurd expound explain finesse skill farrago mixture expropriate dispossess firebrand agitator fascism totalitarianism expunge erase firmament sky fastidious meticulous exquisite beautifully made fiscal monetary fatal resulting in death extant existing fitful irregular fathom understand extemporize improvise fjord inlet fatuity foolishness extent scope flabbergasted amazed. stupid extenuate mitigate flagellate whip fauna animals extirpate seek out and destroy flagrant outrageous faux pas false step. ability fickle always changing one’s mind fallacious false expiate atone fictitious invented. exact flippant pert feat deed extradite deport. deliver florid ruddy febrile feverish. force fledgling just beginning.

protest genre kind. rejoice 10. excess grapple struggle genesis beginning glutton one who eats too much gratis free genetics study of heredity gnarl deform gratitude thankfulness G . minor fault forthright frank frolic romp. set of type fortuitous lucky fruition realization. FERAL H. menace forbear abstain fracas noisy fight fulsome excessive. EXULT E. free from blame 2. 1. large genealogy ancestry glower stare angrily granular grainy generic general glut surplus. courage fruitful productive font source. play foil defeat forthwith immediately frond bending tree foist palm off a fake fortify strengthen frugal thrifty foment instigate fortitude patience. FATUOUS G. agitator 4. debacle 6. barren foray raid founder sink fulminate denounce. EXHORT A. FIASCO I. inane 7. vary forswear deny frivolity playfulness foible weakness. deport 9. fountainhead. EXTRADITE D. neurotic fusillade bombardment forgo relinquish fret worry futile hopeless forsake abandon fritter squander Quiz 7 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. artificial 8. FIREBRAND J. EXONERATE B. satiate gainsay contradict geriatrics pertaining to old age gorgon ugly person galvanize excite to action germane relevant gormandize eat voraciously gambit plot ghastly horrible gory bloody gamut range gibe heckle gossamer thin and flimsy gargantuan large gingivitis inflammation of the gums Gothic medieval garner gather gist essence gouge overcharge garnish decorate glabrous without hair gracious kindness garrote stranglehold glaucoma disorder of the eye gradient incline. strongly urge 3. completion forage search for food foster encourage fruitless unprofitable.476 GRE Prep Course fluctuate waver. rising by degrees garrulous talkative glean gather gradual by degrees gauche awkward glib insincere manner grandiose impressive. insincere force majeure superior force fragile easily broken fuming angry foreclose exclude fragmented broken into fragments furlough leave of absence forensic pertaining to debate fraternity brotherhood furor commotion foresight ability to predict the future fraught filled furtive stealthy forestall thwart frenetic harried. FACTITIOUS F. category gnome dwarf-like being genteel elegant goad encourage gaffe embarrassing mistake genuflect kneel in reverence googol a very large number gainful profitable genuine authentic gorge stuff. EXPOSTULATE C. untamed 5.

picturesque histrionic overly dramatic ignoble dishonorable holograph written entirely by hand ilk class. cabin gravamen the essential part of an accusation heedless careless hubris arrogance gravity seriousness hegemony authority. uncalled for gratuity tip in life hovel shanty. conceal hardy healthy hie to hasten sacred institutions highbrow intellectual idiosyncrasy peculiarity hirsute bearded idyllic natural. clan homage respect . large gusto great enjoyment guttural throaty gyrate whirl place humanities languages and literature heinous vile humility humbleness heliocentric having the sun as a hummock knoll.Vocabulary 4000 477 gratuitous unwarranted. mound center heed follow advice hoyden tomboy hearsay gossip hortatory inspiring good deeds hospice shelter hedonism the pursuit of pleasure fear of water herbivorous hymeneal pertaining to marriage hermetic airtight. heinous grimace expression of disgust grisly gruesome grovel crawl. domination hue color gregarious sociable hegira a journey to a more pleasant humane compassionate grievous tragic. obey humus soil helix a spiral grudging reluctant husbandry management helots slaves guffaw laughter hybrid crossbreed herald harbinger guile deceit hydrophobia feeding on plants gullible easily deceived hygienic sanitary Herculean powerful. two-faced H reptiles heterodox departing form established doctrines habitat natural environment habituate accustom hew cut hackneyed trite heyday glory days haggard gaunt hiatus interruption hibernal wintry hale healthy hidalgo nobleman hallucination delusion heuristic teaching device or method hypoglycemic low blood sugar hypothermia low body temperature I halcyon serene ibidem in the same place hidebound prejudiced hamper obstruct ichthyology study of fish hideous horrible hapless unlucky iconoclast one who rails against harangue tirade harass torment harbinger forerunner harbor give shelter. sealed hymn religious song hermit one who lives in solitude hyperactive overactive herpetologist one who studies hyperbole exaggeration hypertension elevated blood pressure hypocritical deceiving.

harlequin clown harp complain incessantly harridan hag harrowing distressing harry harass haughty arrogant haven refuge illicit unlawful homely plain illimitable limitless homily sermon illusory fleeting homogeneous uniform illustrious famous homonym words that are identical imbibe drink in spelling and pronunciation imbue infuse hone sharpen horde group havoc destruction TeamLRN .

entirely incompatibility inability to live in impetuous impulsive inadvertent unintentional harmony impetus stimulus. HALCYON C. minor impressionable susceptible. prejudiced 5. force imprimatur sanction incision cut impending approaching impromptu spontaneous incisive keen. HEDONISM E. arrogance 4. clown 8. teaching device or method 6. GRIEVOUS B. HARLEQUIN D. serene 9. HYMENEAL I. significance impair injure incarcerate imprison importune urgent request impale pierce incarnate embody. penetrating imperative vital. charge incest sex among family members impregnable invincible impeccable faultless inchoate just begun impresario promoter impecunious indigent incidental insignificant. HIDEBOUND G. IMBIBE J. HEURISTIC F. easily impede hinder influenced incinerate burn impediment obstacle impressionism a style of painting incipient beginning impel urge. pertaining to marriage 3. HUBRIS H. impressive immaculate spotlessly clean impinge encroach. inculcate impeach accuse. 1. heinous 10. GRANDIOSE A. provoke imperceptible slight. pressing improvise invent incite foment. personify imposing intimidating impartial not biased incendiary inflammatory imposition intrusion impasse deadlock incense enrage impotent powerless impassioned fiery.478 GRE Prep Course Quiz 8 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. execute inaudible cannot be heard imminent about to happen implicate incriminate inaugurate induct immobile still implicit implied inborn innate immolate sacrifice implore entreat incalculable immeasurable immunity exemption from implosion bursting inward prosecution incandescent brilliant impolitic unwise immure build a wall around incantation chant imponderable difficult to estimate immutable unchangeable incapacitate disable import meaning. lifeless immerse bathe implement carry out. stupid immense huge implausible unlikely inanimate inorganic. emotional incentive stimulus impound seize impassive calm incessant unceasing imprecation curse. the pursuit of pleasure in life 7. drink 2. intangible impudence insolence incivility disdain imperialism colonialism impugn criticize inclement harsh imperil endanger impulse inclination inclusive comprehensive imperious domineering impulsive to act suddenly incognito disguised impertinent insolent impunity exemption from harm incommunicado unable to communicate with others imperturbable calm impute charge incomparable peerless impervious impenetrable in toto in full. spark inadvisable not recommended . touch inalienable that which cannot be taken away immaterial irrelevant implant instill inane vacuous.

INSUPERABLE J. INQUISITION H. nonchalant 10. INCONSPICUOUS B. hostile inculcate instill. dull inscrutable cannot be fully insignia emblems insolent insulting understood TeamLRN . wicked incumbent obligatory inevitable unavoidable. INIMICAL G. INDURATE E. predestined iniquity sin incursion raid inexorable relentless initiate begin indecent offensive infallible unerring initiation induction ceremony indecorous unseemly infamous notorious injunction command indelible permanent infamy shame inkling hint indemnity insurance infantry foot soldiers innate inborn indict charge infatuate immature love innervate invigorate indifferent unconcerned infer conclude innocuous harmless indigenous native infernal hellish innovative new. INCONGRUOUS A. insurmountable insatiable gluttonous insensate without feeling insinuate allude inscribe engrave insidious treacherous insipid flat. interrogation 5. absurd indubitable unquestionable infringe encroach inconsiderate thoughtless induce persuade infuriate enrage inconspicuous not noticeable indulge succumb to desire infuse inspire. INDIGNANT D.Vocabulary 4000 479 inconceivable unthinkable indomitable invincible infraction violation incongruous out of place. out of place. hostile 4. inborn incriminate accuse ineluctable inescapable inhibit restrain incubus nightmare inept unfit inimical adverse. INDECOROUS C. resentment of injustice 9. relentless 3. essential infirmity ailment inquisitive curious indistinct blurry. 1. useful idea indigent poor infidel nonbeliever innuendo insinuation indignant resentment of injustice infidelity disloyalty inopportune untimely indiscreet lacking sound judgment. not noticeable 7. absurd 6. endearing incredulous skeptical ineffable inexpressible ingress entering increment step. instill incontrovertible indisputable indurate harden ingenious clever incorporate combine industrious hard-working ingrate ungrateful person incorrigible unreformable inebriate intoxicate ingratiate pleasing. infiltrate trespass inordinate excessive rash infinitesimal very small inquest investigation indiscriminate random infirmary clinic inquisition interrogation indispensable vital. indoctrinate inert inactive inimitable peerless inculpate accuse inestimable priceless iniquitous unjust. harden 2. without clear inflammatory incendiary features influx inflow indolent lazy Quiz 9 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. INEXORABLE F. unseemly 8. increase ineffectual futile inherent innate. INSOUCIANT I.

bored with one’s interpose insert situation interregnum interval between two jargon specialized vocabulary successive reigns labyrinth maze jaundiced biased. range of comprehension ironic oddly contrary to what is kindle arouse. harden juncture pivotal point in time insouciant nonchalant invalidate disprove junoesque stately beauty installment portion invective verbal insult junta small ruling group instant at once inveigh to rail against jurisdiction domain instigate incite inveigle lure jurisprudence law insubordinate disobedient inventive cleaver. habituate. uncertain intercede plead on behalf of another kitsch trashy art irrevocable cannot be rescinded intercept prevent kleptomania impulse to steal isosceles having two equal sides interdict prohibit knave con man itinerant wandering interject interrupt knead massage itinerary route interloper intruder knell sound of a bell J interlude interminable unending internecine mutually destructive interpolate insert intermission Koran holy book of Islam kowtow behave obsequiously jabberwocky nonsense kudos acclaim L jaded spent. inspire expected kinetic pertaining to motion irrelevant unrelated. chronic juxtapose to place side by side K insuperable incurring ill-will insurgent rebellious insurrection uprising invincible cannot be defeated inviolate sacred intangible not perceptible by touch integral essential integrate make whole integration unification integument a covering kindred similar irrational illogical intelligentsia the intellectual elite invocation calling on God events irascible irritable keen of sharp mind irate angry insurmountable invidious kaleidoscope series of changing ken purview. warmongering intimate allude to lacuna a missing part. cut jeer mock intersperse scatter lachrymose tearful jejune barren interstate between states lackey servant jest joke intervene interfere. gap jocular humorous intractable unmanageable laggard loafer jostle push. immaterial intensive extreme kismet fate irreparable cannot be repaired inter bury kite bad check irresolute hesitant. resourceful justify excuse. mystery jubilant in high spirits lament mourn intrinsic inherent judicious prudent lamina layer introspection self-analysis juggernaut unstoppable force lampoon satirize inundate flood jugular throat . mediate laconic brief. terse jilt reject intestate leaving no will lactic derived from milk jingoistic nationalistic. brush against intransigent unyielding lagniappe bonus journeyman reliable worker intrepid fearless laity laymen joust combat between knights on intricate complex horses lambent softly radiant intrigue plot.480 GRE Prep Course insolvent bankrupt inure accustom. mitigate insufferable unbearable inverse directly opposite juvenescent making young insular narrow-minded inveterate habitual. embittered interrogate question lacerate tear.

Vocabulary 4000 481 languish weaken linguistics study of language magnitude size lanyard short rope liquidate eliminate magnum opus masterpiece larceny theft lissome agile. supple maim injure largess generous donation listless lacking spirit or interest maladjusted disturbed lascivious lustful litany list maladroit clumsy lassitude lethargy lithe supple malady illness latent potential litigate contest malaise uneasiness. tractable lout goon legislate make laws malodorous fetid lucid clearly understood legitimate lawful mammoth huge lucrative profitable lenient forgiving manacle shackle lucre money. pernicious loquacious talkative legerdemain trickery malinger shirk lothario rake. rake luxuriant lush without malice libidinous lustful lynch hang without trial manumit set free . dam mandatory obligatory lugubrious sad leviathan a monster mandrill baboon luminous bright levity frivolity mania madness lupine wolf-like liable responsible manifest obvious. careless malefactor evildoer loathe abhor laxity carelessness malevolence bad intent. malice lofty high layman nonprofessional malfeasance wrong doing logistics means of supplying troops lectern reading desk malice spite logo symbol leery cautious malign defame logy sluggish legacy bequest malignant virulent. weariness laudatory commendable litotes two negative statements that malapropism comical misuse of a cancel to make a positive statement word laurels fame liturgy ceremony malcontent one who is forever lave wash dissatisfied livid enraged lavish extravagant malediction curse loath reluctant lax loose. profit lethargic drowsy. evident lure entice liaison relationship. womanizer legible readable malleable moldable. diverse complete freedom luster gloss manslaughter killing someone libertine roué. sluggish mandate command ludicrous absurd levee embankment. affair manifesto proclamation lurid ghastly libertarian one who believes in manifold multiple.

masochist one who enjoys pain magnate a powerful. ligature bond marionette puppet maroon abandon marshal array.M licentious lien financial claim lieutenant one who acts in place of lewd. symbol kindhearted lineage macrobiosis longevity limerick poem macroscopic visibly large limn portray. clearly understood linchpin something that is magisterial arbitrary. immoral manuscript unpublished book mar damage cunning ligneous woodlike machination plot Lilliputian very small marauder plunderer macabre gruesome another marginal insignificant Machiavellian politically crafty. describe maelstrom whirlpool limpid transparent. dictatorial magnanimous generous. successful masticate chew person indispensable ancestry TeamLRN . mobilize martial warlike martinet disciplinarian martyr sacrifice.

venal molest bother mirage illusion mercurial changeable. moderate mendacity untruth mobocracy rule by mob minion subordinate mendicant beggar modicum pittance minstrel troubadour menial humble. degrading modish chic minuscule small mentor teacher module unit minute very small mercantile commercial mogul powerful person minutiae trivia mercenary calculating. politically crafty. dictatorial 10. bearing mellifluous sweet sounding misnomer wrongly named migrate travel melodious melodic misogyny hatred of women milieu environment memento souvenir misshapen deformed militant combative memoir autobiography missive letter militate work against memorabilia things worth mitigate lessen the severity milk extract remembering mnemonics that which aids the millennium thousand-year period memorandum note memory minatory threatening menagerie zoo mobilize assemble for action mince chop. tearful 5. roué 3. LIBERTINE E. talkative 8. LACHRYMOSE A. ramble maternity motherhood mausoleum tomb median middle matriarch matron maverick a rebel mediocre average matriculate enroll mawkish sickeningly sentimental matrix array mayhem mutilation Quiz 10 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. careful monologue long speech miscarry abort meticulous extremely careful. MAGISTERIAL I. trickery 2. MACHIAVELLIAN H. cunning medley mixture metonymy the substitution of a miscellany mixture of items phrase for the name itself megalith ancient stone monument misconstrue misinterpret mettle courage. LEGERDEMAIN D. monstrosity distorted. volatile mollify appease mire marsh metamorphosis a change in form molten melted mirth jollity mete distribute momentous of great importance misanthrope hater of mankind meteoric swift monocle eyeglass misappropriation use dishonestly meteorology science of weather monolithic large and uniform misbegotten illegitimate methodical systematic. arbitrary. capacity for bravery melancholy reflective. LASCIVIOUS C. MALAPROPISM J. comical misuse of a word 9. abnormal precise form miscegenation intermarriage between races metier occupation moot disputable . gloomy miscreant evildoer miasma toxin melee riot misgiving doubt mien appearance.482 GRE Prep Course mastiff large dog matutinal early mea culpa my fault mastodon extinct elephant maudlin weepy. LOQUACIOUS G. LAGGARD B. very small 4. loafer 6. sentimental meager scanty maternal motherly maul rough up meander roam. LILLIPUTIAN F. lustful 7. 1.

widely known noted famous notable remarkable. mumble nether under muse ponder nettle irritate muster to gather one’s forces neurotic disturbed mutability able to change neutralize offset. grumble Quiz 11 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. one in a thousand N moribund noisome harmful morose sullen morphine painkilling drug morsel bite. diverse 8. in name only narcissism self-love nominate propose narrate tell. MOUNTEBANK D. subtlety noxious toxic novice beginner novel new. recount nominee candidate nascent incipient nonchalant casual natal related to birth noncommittal neutral. 1. quiet nemesis implacable foe mulct defraud neologism newly coined expression multifarious diverse. noteworthy nonplus confound nonpartisan neutral. nullify mute silent nexus link mutilate maim nicety euphemism mutiny rebellion niche nook mutter murmur. peerless nonesuch paragon. difficult situation myriad innumerable nirvana bliss moratorium postponement myrmidons loyal followers noctambulism sleepwalking mordant biting. MUSTER F. piece mortify humiliate mosque temple mote speck motif theme motive reason motley diverse nonentity person of no significance TeamLRN . NARCISSISM H. worthless nubile marriageable nub crux nuance shade. MISSIVE B. charlatan 9. newly coined expression 4. circumspect nativity the process of birth nondescript lacking distinctive naturalize grant citizenship features ne’er-do-well loafer. mixture of items nuisance annoyance nugatory useless. unique nova bright star nouveau riche newly rich notorious wicked. to gather one’s forces 3. NEOLOGISM I. aura nocturnal pertaining to night mores moral standards mythical fictitious nocturne serenade near death nomad wanderer nomenclature terminology nadir lowest point nominal slight. MULTIFARIOUS E. uncommitted nonpareil unequaled. colorless negate cancel muckraker reformer negligible insignificant muffle stifle. confidence myopic narrow-minded nimble spry morass swamp. MISCELLANY A. disputable 10. letter 7. loyal followers 6. NONPAREIL J. many-sided neonatal newborn multitude throng neophyte beginner mundane ordinary nepotism favoritism munificent generous nervy brash murmur mutter.Vocabulary 4000 483 moral ethical muzzle restrain niggardly stingy morale spirit. self-love 5. peerless 2. idler mottled spotted nebulous indistinct motto slogan. MOOT C. saying necromancy sorcery mountebank charlatan nefarious evil mousy drab. sarcastic mystique mystery. MYRMIDONS G.


nonsense orator speaker . highopiate narcotic strung opine think ovum egg. oval obloquy slander onus burden overture advance. compilation otiose idle omnipotent all-powerful ouster ejection omniscient all-knowing outmoded out-of-date onerous burdensome outré eccentric onslaught attack outset beginning ontology the study of the nature of ovation applause existence obliging accommodating. meddlesome optional elective page attendant obtuse stupid opulence wealth pageant exhibition. demon ossify harden oleaginous oily ostensible apparent. show obviate make unnecessary opus literary work or musical pains labor composition Occident the West painstaking taking great care oracle prophet occlude block palatial grand. foster offal inedible parts of a butchered ordnance artillery animal nymph goddess orient align offertory church collection officiate supervise officious forward. splendid oration speech occult mystical palaver babble. unclear obsequious fawning. cell obscure vague. proposal opaque nontransparent overweening arrogant. seeming oligarchy aristocracy ostentatious pretentious obfuscate bewilder. muddle obituary eulogy objective (adj. forward operative working overwhelm overpower operetta musical comedy overwrought overworked. obtrusive ornithology study of birds oaf awkward person obdurate unyielding obeisance homage.) unbiased objective (noun) goal objectivity impartiality oblation offering. choose paean a song of praise obtain gain possession optimum best condition pagan heathen. servile obsequy funeral ceremony opportune well-timed oppress persecute oppressive burdensome O ornate lavishly decorated orison prayer P pachyderm elephant observant watchful opprobrious abusive. ungodly obtrusive forward.484 GRE Prep Course nullify void odious despicable ordain appoint nullity nothingness odoriferous pleasant odor orderly neat numismatics coin collecting odyssey journey ordinance law nurture nourish. scornful pacifist one who opposes all violence obsolete outdated opprobrium disgrace pacify appease obstinate stubborn oppugn assail pact agreement obstreperous noisy. overrule disallow considerate oblique indirect obliquity perversity obliterate destroy oblong elliptical. deference obelisk tall column. sacrifice obligatory required oblige compel olio medley ostracize ban ominous threatening otherworldly spiritual omnibus collection. monument obese fat offset counterbalance orthodox conventional ogle flirt oscillate waver ogre monster. unruly opt decide.

visual paleontologist one who studies orchestrate organize ode poem fossils .octogenarian person in her eighties Paleolithic stone age orb sphere ocular optic.

PARADIGM F. foremost parody imitation. PAROXYSM H. formal teacher paucity scarcity pastel pale pedant pedagogue paunch stomach pasteurize disinfect pedantic bookish pauper poor person pastoral rustic peddle sell pavilion tent patent obvious pedestrian common pawn (noun) tool. outburst pathos emotion pell-mell in a confused manner TeamLRN . PARTING J. church pallid pale. conventional 8. stooge paternal fatherly pedigree genealogy pawn (verb) pledge pathetic pitiful peerage aristocracy pax peace pathogen agent causing disease peevish cranky peaked wan. PARSIMONIOUS I. ORTHODOX B. local speech 3. defense pander cater to people’s baser parsimonious stingy instincts paraphernalia equipment parson clergyman panegyric praise paraphrase restatement partake share. throb paradigm a model parlay increase palsy paralysis paragon standard of excellence parley conference paltry scarce parameter limit parochial provincial pan criticize paramount chief.Vocabulary 4000 485 pall to become dull or weary pantomime mime pariah outcast palliate assuage pantry storeroom parish fold. ORDNANCE A. ridicule panacea cure-all paramour lover parole release panache flamboyance paranoid obsessively suspicious. farewell. PANEGYRIC E. artillery 7. stingy 5. praise partisan supporter patrician aristocrat peccadillo a minor fault partition division patrimony inheritance peculate embezzle parvenu newcomer. PALAVER D. PARLANCE G. receive pang pain parcel package partial incomplete panoply full suit of armor parchment paper partiality bias panorama vista pare peel parting farewell. OUTMODED C. commotion parry avert. 1. pale. sallow papyrus paper parity equality palpable touchable parable allegory parlance local speech palpitate beat. social climber patronize condescend peculiar unusual pasquinade satire patronymic a name formed form peculiarity characteristic the name of a father passé outmoded pedagogical pertaining to teaching patter walk lightly passim here and there pedagogue dull. convulsion demented pandemic universal parrot mimic paranormal supernatural pandemonium din. ward off parapet rampart. haggard pathogenic causing disease pejorative insulting peal reverberation. a model 2. puff parenthetical in parentheses Quiz 12 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. out-of-date 9. convulsion 4. babble 10. severance 6. paroxysm outburst. severance pant gasp.

mass murder perquisite reward. peevish plebeian common. possessed percolate ooze. wretched penury poverty pertinacious persevering pittance alms. keenness piscine pertaining to fish penitent repentant persuasive convincing piteous sorrowful. exemplify pious devout. counterfeit perennial enduring. flexible permeate spread throughout philosophical contemplative plight sad situation permutation reordering phlegmatic sluggish plucky courageous pernicious destructive phobia fear plumb measure peroration conclusion phoenix rebirth plummet fall perpendicular at right angles physic laxative. verbosity perish die philatelist stamp collector plethora overabundance perishable decomposable philippic invective pliable flexible perjury lying Philistine barbarian pliant supple. adventurous poach steal perpetuate cause to continue picayune trifling podgy fat perpetuity eternity piecemeal one at a time podium stand. dignitary pinnacle highest point penance atonement personify embody. driblet peon common worker pertinent relevant pittance trifle per se in itself perturbation agitation pivotal crucial perceptive discerning peruse read carefully pixilated eccentric. bewilder pied mottled. bold pithy concise penurious stingy pertain to relate pitiable miserable. persiflage perfunctory careless petulant irritable. bonus piety devoutness poignant pungent. holy penchant inclination personnel employees piquant tart-tasting. cathartic plutocrat wealthy person perpetrate commit physique frame. brindled pogrom massacre.486 GRE Prep Course pellucid transparent personable charming pine languish pen write personage official. precisionist petrify calcify. lasting petition request plaintive expressing sorrow perfectionist purist. shock platitude trite remark perfidious treacherous (of a person) petrology study of rocks platonic nonsexual perforate puncture pettifogger unscrupulous lawyer plaudit acclaim perforce by necessity petty trivial pleasantry banter. vulgar perigee point nearest to the earth phantasm apparition plebiscite referendum perilous dangerous phenomena unusual natural events plenary full peripatetic walking about philanthropic charitable plentiful abundant periphery outer boundary philanthropist altruist pleonasm redundancy. spicy pend depend. arouse interest pending not decided perspicacity discernment. hang perspicacious keen pique sting. pathetic pensive sad pert flippant. endure pillage plunder polity methods of government persona social facade pillory punish by ridicule poltroon dastard . musculature plutonium radioactive material perpetual continuous picaresque roguish. permeate pervade permeate placard poster perdition damnation pessimist cynic placate appease peregrination wandering pestilence disease placid serene peremptory dictatorial petite small plagiarize pirate. sharp persecute harass pilfer steal polemic a controversy persevere persist. rostrum perplex puzzle.

sparkling porcine pig-like preempt commandeer pristine pure. king preposterous ridiculous procurer pander potion brew prerequisite requirement prod urge potpourri medley prerogative right. spongy preen groom privation hardship porridge stew prefabricated ready-built privy aware of private matters portend signify. knowledgeable precipice cliff presuppose assume profusion overabundance precipitate cause pretense affectation. renown profiteer extortionist precept principle. premise preponderance predominance proctor supervise potent powerful prepossessing appealing. productive precursor forerunner prick puncture prolix long-winded predacious plundering priggish pedantic. chair profess affirm preamble introduction pressing urgent proffer bring forward precarious dangerous. unspoiled porous permeable. prodigal precinct neighborhood presumptuous assuming profound deep. bishop proboscis snout posit stipulate preliminary introductory procedure method posterior rear. prudish polygamist one who has many wives predestine foreordain primal first. affected prologue introduction TeamLRN . generous pootroon coward preeminent supreme prismatic many-colored. charming procure acquire potentate sovereign. wellmannered profane blasphemous prattle chatter preside direct. inflated progeny children précis summary preternatural abnormal. reflect predicament quandary primate head.Vocabulary 4000 487 polychromatic many-colored predecessor one who proceeds prim formal. enormous pragmatic practical prescribe urge prodigy a person with extraordinary ability or talent prate babble presentable acceptable. bulky predicate base primogeniture first-born child pontiff bishop predilection inclination primp groom pontificate to speak at length predisposed inclined princely regal. current proletariat working class preconception prejudgment. subsequent prelude introduction proceeds profit posterity future generations premeditate plan in advance proclaim announce posthaste hastily premonition warning proclivity inclination posthumous after death prenatal before birth procreate beget postulate supposition. privilege prodigal wasteful potter aimlessly busy presage omen prodigious marvelous. augur prefect magistrate probe examine portent omen preference choice probity integrity portly large preferment promotion problematic uncertain portmanteau suitcase prelate primate. unnatural prognosis forecast precise accurate. liberal precocious advanced prevailing common. beginning ponder muse. excuse progenitor ancestor precipitous steep pretentious affected. prevalent widespread proliferate increase rapidly prejudice prevaricate lie prolific fruitful. master ponderous heavy. detailed pretext excuse prognosticate foretell preclude prevent prevail triumph progressive advancing. risky prestidigitator magicians proficient skillful precedent an act that serves as an example prestige reputation. law presume deduce profligate licentious.

divine pulsate throb protection propaganda publicity pulverize crush provident having foresight. pupil puckish impish. punish by ridicule 10. cleansing provocative titillating proportionate commensurate purgatory limbo. predisposed providence foresight. POSTHUMOUS G. according prurient lewd prosody study of poetic structure purvey deliver pseudo false prospective expected. flat purport claim to be prudence discretion proscenium platform. inclination 3. PREDILECTION I. agent propriety decorum purloin steal prude puritan prosaic uninspired. PRECIPICE H. warning 4. 1. small provisory conditional propitious auspicious. mush promulgate publish. cliff 2. expertise propound propose puritanical prim proximity nearness proprietor manager. parade protocol code of diplomatic etiquette puerile childish promethean inspirational proton particle pugilism boxing promiscuous sexually indiscreet protract prolong pugnacious combative promontory headland. POGROM F.488 GRE Prep Course Quiz 13 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. insular prophylactic preventive pungent sharp smell or taste provisional temporary propinquity nearness punitive punishing proviso stipulation propitiate satisfy puny weak. favorable purblind obtuse. district prophet prognosticator pundit politically astute person provincial intolerant. surroundings proxy substitute. cape protuberance bulge puissant strong prompt induce provender food pulchritude beauty prompter reminder proverb maxim pulp paste. understanding pseudonym alias prospectus brochure pusillanimous cowardly psychic pertaining the psyche or mind prostrate supine putative reputed psychopath madman protagonist main character in a putrefy decay story psychotic demented putsch a sudden attempt to protean changing readily puberty adolescence overthrow a government . priesthood prone inclined. netherworld provoke incite proposition offer. acclaim 5. trifle prolong lengthen in time protégé ward. owner purlieus environs. PITTANCE C. remove prowess strength. overabundance 6. imminent purview range. rebirth 9. PHOENIX A. rostrum purported rumored prudent cautious proscribe prohibit purposeful determined prudish puritanical proselytize recruit. PILLORY B. thrifty propellant rocket fuel pun wordplay providential fortunate propensity inclination punctilious meticulous province bailiwick. convert pursuant following. after death 7. PLAUDIT D. mischievous promenade stroll. disseminate proverbial well-known pulpit platform. PLETHORA E. advocate purgative cathartic. massacre 8. proposal purge cleanse. stupid provocation incitement proponent supporter. PREMONITION J.

raging quirk eccentricity quandary dilemma ramrod rod quiver tremble quantum quantity. domain recede move back rapprochement reconciliation realpolitik cynical interpretation receptacle container of politics rapture bliss receptive open to ideas reap harvest rash hasty. suppress Quiz 14 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column.Vocabulary 4000 489 pygmy dwarf quasi seeming. brash recidivism habitual criminal rebuff reject activity rasp scrape TeamLRN . avaricious rationale justification rebuttal reply. PURLOIN E. particle rancid rotten quixotic impractical. PROTEAN A. politically astute person rankle cause bitterness. game randy vulgar quorum majority quarter residence quota a share or proportion quash put down. claim to be 10. QUORUM J. hasten quaff drink rake womanizer quiddity essence quagmire difficult situation rally assemble quiescent still. PROTUBERANCE B. harangue quibble bicker quadruped four foot animal raiment clothing quicken revive. QUIETUS I. temporary 6. slake quack charlatan fireworks quaver Q queer odd raconteur story teller querulous complaining quadrennial occurring every four radical revolutionary questionnaire interrogation years raffish rowdy queue line quadrille square dance rail rant. resentment ratify approve rebuke criticize rant rage. PURPORT F. QUEUE H. 1. allay racketeer gangster quench extinguish. cower rambunctious boisterous quietus a cessation of activity quaint old-fashioned ramification consequence quill feather. changing readily 3. QUAVER G. portion rebus picture puzzle rapacious grasping. romantic quarantine detention. empathy realm kingdom. almost quotidian daily R pyrotechnics tremble pyrrhic a battle won with unacceptable losses quay wharf queasy squeamish rabble crowd rabid mad. confinement rancor resentment quizzical odd quarry prey. furious quell suppress. PROVISIONAL C. counterargument rapidity speed ravage plunder recalcitrant stubborn rapier sword ravish captivate. tremble 9. pen qualified limited rampage run amuck quip joke qualms misgivings rampant unbridled. scold ration allowance. PUNDIT D. a cessation of activity 7. majority 5. bulge 2. summarize rapport affinity. charm recant retract rapine plunder raze destroy recapitulate restate. motionless quail shrink. line 8. steal 4.

yield repudiate disavow recourse appeal.490 GRE Prep Course recipient one who receives regiment infantry unit replete complete reciprocal mutual. send payment requisite necessary recuperation recovery remnant residue. retort reprise repetition reconnaissance surveillance rejuvenate make young again reproach blame reconnoiter to survey relapse recurrence (of illness) reprobate miscreant recount recite relegate assign to an inferior position reprove rebuke recoup recover relent soften. amends regale entertain repertoire stock of works restive nervous. uneasy regalia emblems repine fret resurgence revival regime a government replenish refill resurrection rebirth . deflection resourceful inventive. relinquish release repulsive repugnant retaliation relish savor repute esteem recruit draftee remedial corrective reputed supposed rectify correct remiss negligent requiem rest. rupture reflux ebb resound echo reparation amends. lesson rehash repeat repose rest reclusive solitary reign rule. resort relentless unstoppable repugnant distasteful recreant cowardly relic antique repulse repel recrimination countercharge. cultured resort recourse rent tear. balance rejoice celebrate reprisal retaliation recondite mystical. a mass for the dead recumbent reclining remit forgive. splendid regal royal repercussion consequence restitution reparation. steadfast render deliver. skillful repartee witty conversation refractory obstinate respectively in order repatriate to send back to the refrain abstain native land respire breathe refurbish remodel repellent causing aversion respite rest refute disprove repent atone for resplendent shining. retreat rein curb repress suppress recollect remember reincarnation rebirth reprieve temporary suspension recompense repay reiterate repeat reprimand rebuke reconcile adjust. fragment requisition order recur repeat. interpretation reek smell resolution determination renege break a promise reel stagger resolve determination renounce disown referendum vote resonant reverberating renown fame refined purified. justify remorse guilt rescind revoke redeemer savior remuneration compensation reserve self-control redemption salvation renaissance rebirth reside dwell redolent fragrant renascent reborn residue remaining part redoubt fort rend to tear apart resigned accepting of a situation redoubtable formidable. revert remonstrance protest requite to return in kind redeem buy back. return in kind regrettable lamentable replica copy recital performance regurgitate vomit replicate duplicate recitation recital. influence reprehensible blameworthy recoil flinch. profound rejoinder answer. provide resolute determined redress restitution rendezvous a meeting resilience ability to recover from redundant repetitious an illness rendition version. atonement refraction bending.

retort 10. take joy in retainer advance fee retribution reprisal revelry merrymaking retaliate revenge retrieve reclaim revenue income retch vomit retrograde regress revere honor reticent reserved retrospective reminiscent reverent respectful retiring modest. REJOINDER B. RENDEZVOUS D. REVERIE J. destruction rivet engross saccharine sugary. abundant rummage hunt sallow sickly complected riffraff dregs of society runel stream sally sortie. overly sweet tone sanctuary refuge robust vigorous sacerdotal priestly rogue scoundrel sack pillage roister bluster sacrament rite romp frolic sanguine cheerful sanguinary gory. REGIME A. economize revel frolic. gunfire S righteous TeamLRN . taboo revile denounce. 1. RESTIVE H. racy sabotage treason. necessary 5. daydream 2. grandiloquence ruck the common herd sagacious wise rheumatism inflammation rudiment beginning sage wise person ribald coarse. miscreant 6. quick reply 3. vulgar rue regret salacious licentious rickety shaky. compensation 9. an opening rustic rural salutation salute. greeting upright. uneasy 4. murderous sang-froid coolness under fire sanction approval sanctimonious self-righteous sanctify consecrate salvo volley. wholesome rift a split. attack rifle search through and steal ruse trick salutary good. unassuming revamp recast reverie daydream Quiz 15 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. optimistic sacred cow idol. RENT E. REPROBATE F. rupture 7. REQUISITE G. a meeting 8. defame roster list of people sacrilege blasphemy revision new version rostrum podium sacrosanct sacred revive renew roué libertine saddle encumber revoke repeal rouse awaken sadist one who takes pleasure in hurting others revulsion aversion rout vanquish safari expedition rhapsody ecstasy rubicund ruddy saga story rhetoric elocution. a government revert return roseate rosy. RETRIBUTION I.Vocabulary 4000 491 resuscitate revive retort quick reply reveille bugle call retain keep retrench cut back. moral salvation redemption rigor harshness salve medicinal ointment rime crust Sabbath day of rest riposte counterthrust sabbatical vacation risible laughable saber sword risqué off-color. rebound ruminate ponder saline salty rife widespread. ramshackle ruffian brutal person salient prominent ricochet carom. REMUNERATION C.

polish seethe fume. curved blade serried saw-toothed sapient wise sear burn serum vaccine sarcophagus stone coffin sebaceous like fat servile slavish sardonic scornful secede withdraw servitude forced labor sartorial pertaining to clothes secluded remote. meager semblance likeness shrew virago scapegoat one who takes blame for seminal fundamental shrewd clever others semper fidelis always loyal shrill high-pitched scarify criticize senescence old age shun avoid scathe injure. nonreligious sever cut in two satiate satisfy fully secure make safe severance division satire ridicule sedation state of calm shallot onion saturate soak sedentary stationary. fastidious sequester segregate simian monkey scrutinize examine closely seraphic angelic simile figure of speech scurf dandruff serendipity making fortunate simper smile. ramshackle sheepish shy savant scholar seemly proper. resent shirk evade (work) savor enjoy seismic pertaining to earthquakes sliver fragment savory appetizing seismology study of earthquakes shoal reef savvy perceptive self-effacing modest shoring supporting scabrous difficult semantics study of word meanings shortcomings deficiencies scant inadequate.492 GRE Prep Course sans without scuttle to sink (a ship) serpentine winding sapid interesting scythe long. reject sentient conscious sieve strainer scoundrel unprincipled person sentinel watchman signatory signer scour clean sepulcher tomb signet a seal scourge affliction sequacious dependent silhouette outline scruples misgivings sequel continuation. denounce senescent aging shunt turn aside scepter a rod. smirk discoveries scurrilous abusive. insulting simulacrum likeness serene peaceful scurry move quickly . epilogue silo storage tower scrupulous principled. staff seniority privilege due to length of shyster unethical lawyer scheme plot service sibilant a hissing sound schism rift sensational outstanding sibling brother or sister scintilla speck sensible wise sickle semicircular blade scintillate sparkle sensory relating to the senses sidereal pertaining to the stars scion offspring sensualist epicure sidle move sideways scoff jeer sensuous appealing to the senses siege blockade scone biscuit sententious concise sierra mountain range scorn disdain. sofa sate satisfy fully secular worldly. attractive shibboleth password savoir-faire tact. isolated sessile permanently attached satanic pertaining to the Devil seclusion solitude session meeting satchel bag sectarian denominational settee seat. inactive sham pretense saturnine gloomy sedition treason shambles disorder satyr demigod. goat-man seduce lure shard fragment saunter stroll sedulous diligent sheen luster savanna grassland seedy rundown.

Vocabulary 4000 493 sinecure position with little responsibility sinewy fibrous. afflict singly one by one smock apron singular unique snare trap sinister evil snide sarcastic sinistral left-handed snippet morsel siphon extract snivel whine sire forefather. SEEMLY C. left-handed 5. long. ignoble soprano high female voice soporific sleep inducing sophistry specious reasoning sop morsel. figure of speech 2. curved blade 4. somber spectacle public display sleight dexterity solemnity seriousness spectral ghostly slew an abundance solicit request spectrum range slither slide solicitous considerate. SHIBBOLETH F. fawn solecism ungrammatical construction specious false but plausible slay kill solemn serious. attractive 3. signer soubrette actress. majestic sonnet poem somnolent sleepy somnambulist sleepwalker somber gloomy somatic pertaining to the body slovenly sloppy soluble dissolvable solvent financially sound smattering superficial knowledge . SENTENTIOUS D. 1. SCRUPLES A. concerned speculate conjecture slogan motto soliloquy monologue speleologist one who studies caves sloth laziness solstice furthest point Quiz 16 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. weld specimen sample slaver drivel. ingenue sorority sisterhood sordid foul. to beget snub ignore siren temptress snuff extinguish site location sobriety composed skeptical doubtful sobriquet nickname skinflint miser socialite one who is prominent in skirmish a small battle society souse a drunk skittish excitable sociology study of society sovereign monarch skulk sneak about sodality companionship spar fight skullduggery trickery sodden soaked spasmodic intermittent slake quench sojourn trip spate sudden outpouring slander defame solace consolation spawn produce slate list of candidate solder fuse. pertaining to the stars 6. SERENDIPITY E. compensation sonorous resonant. stringy smelt refine metal singe burn just the surface of smirk smug look something smite strike. SCYTHE B. proper.

SIGNATORY H.7. intoxicating splenetic peevish spindly tall and thin spite malice. concise spew eject spirited lively spleen resentment. SINISTRAL J. grudge splurge indulge spinster old maid spittle spit spontaneous extemporaneous spire pinnacle splay spread apart sporadic occurring irregularly TeamLRN . wrath spindle shaft spirituous alcohol. making fortunate discoveries 8. SIMILE I. SIDEREAL G. misgivings 10. password 9.

crass sublime lofty. covertness sublet subcontract supplication prayer steeped soaked sublimate to redirect forbidden suppress subdue impulses (usually sexual) into stenography shorthand surfeit overabundance socially accepted activities stentorian loud surly rude. luscious stagnant stale.494 GRE Prep Course sportive playful stout stocky suffice adequate spry nimble strait distress suffrage vote spume foam stratagem trick suffuse pervade. risqué spurn reject stratum layer sullen sulky. enfeeble supercilious arrogant stanch loyal stunted arrested development supererogatory wanton. submit . place on top of stark desolate stupor lethargy superintend supervise startle surprise stylize formalize superlative superior stately impressive. following stigma mark of disgrace surreal dreamlike subservient servile. immobile suave smooth supersede supplant statue regulation sub rosa in secret supervene ensue. superfluous stanchion prop stupefy deaden. arraign squelch crush. sour squalid filthy striate to stripe sully stain squall rain storm stricture censure sultry sweltering squander waste strife conflict summon call for. endurance stultify inhibit. strict sunder split staid demure. noble stymie hinder. sedate strive endeavor sundry various stalwart pillar. permeate spurious false. stifle striking impressive. excellent sterling high quality surmise to guess sublunary earthly stern strict surmount overcome submit yield stevedore longshoreman surname family name subordinate lower in rank stifle suppress surpass exceed. fuel svelte slender succor help. dumfound superfluous overabundant stanza division of a poem stupendous astounding superimpose cover. stiff surrogate substitute subsidiary subordinate stimulate excite surveillance close watch subsidize financial assistance stint limit. follow staunch loyal subcutaneous beneath the skin supervise oversee stave ward off subdue conquer supine lying on the back steadfast loyal subjugate suppress supplant replace stealth secrecy. attractive sumptuous opulent. arrange sustenance food subterfuge cunning. delicious stolid impassive swarthy dark (as in complexion) succumb yield. ruse stodgy stuffy. pompous susurrant whispering subterranean underground stoic indifferent to pain or pleasure suture surgical stitch subvert undermine stoke prod. assignment susceptible vulnerable substantiate verify stipend payment suspend stop temporarily substantive substantial stipulate specify. excel subsequent succeeding. comfort stole long scarf swank fashionable succulent juicy. strong studious diligent superb excellent stamina vigor. motionless stringent severe. thwart supernumerary subordinate static inactive. counterfeit stratify form into layers suggestive thought-provoking. submissive stiletto dagger surreptitious secretive subside diminish stilted formal.

flunky synopsis brief summary tactics strategy syllabicate divide into syllables synthesis combination tactile tangible syllabus schedule systole heart contraction taint pollute a slim. overabundant 7. STUDIOUS D. topic taurine bull-like tensile stretchable thespian actor taut tight tentative provisional thews muscles tautological repetitious tenuous thin. graceful girl tally count talon claw tabernacle temple close association T sylph talion punishment sylvan rustic symbiotic cooperative. SUNDRY G. SUBJUGATE E. abound throes anguish terminology nomenclature temerity boldness throng crowd ternary triple temperate moderate throttle choke terpsichorean related to dance TeamLRN . working in tandem two or more things together table postpone symmetry harmony. congruence tableau scene. STEVEDORE B. SUBTERFUGE F. lying on the back tang strong taste tempest storm terrain the feature of land tangential peripheral tempestuous agitated terrapin turtle tangible touchable tempo speed terrestrial earthly tantalize tease temporal pertaining to time terse concise tantamount equivalent tempt entice testament covenant taper candle tenable defensible. SURREAL J. SUPERFLUOUS H. distress 2. STAVE A. insubstantial thorny difficult tawdry gaudy tenure status given after a period thrall slave of time technology body of knowledge threadbare tattered tepid lukewarm tedious boring. suppress 8. longshoreman 5. STRAIT C. 1. backdrop symposium panel (discussion) taboo prohibition symptomatic indicative Quiz 17 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. ward off 4.Vocabulary 4000 495 swatch strip of fabric synagogue temple tabulate arrange sweltering hot syndicate cartel tacit understood without being spoken swivel a pivot syndrome set of symptoms taciturn untalkative sybarite pleasure-seeker synod council tactful sensitive sycophant flatterer. dreamlike 10. various 6. tiring thrive prosper terminal final teem swarm. diligent 3. cunning 9. valid testy petulant tariff tax on imported or exported tenacious persistent tether tie down goods tendentious biased theatrics histrionics tarn small lake tenement decaying apartment theologian one who studies religion tarnish taint building thesaurus book of synonyms tarry linger tenet doctrine thesis proposition. SUPINE I.

sycophant tiara crown titan accomplished person tocsin alarm bell. claw 8. provisional 5.496 GRE Prep Course thwart to foil tirade scolding speech toady fawner. lucid transpire happen transpose interchange trauma injury travail work. insincere ubiquitous omnipresent. vestige. unexpectedly tumefy swell unbecoming unfitting tumult commotion unbridled unrestrained turbid muddy. information titanic huge toil drudgery tiff fight titer laugh nervously tome large book timbre tonal quality. savage unabashed shameless. signal tidings news. concise 4. to foil 2. inexplicable turgid swollen unconscionable unscrupulous turpitude depravity uncouth uncultured. 1. timid titian auburn topography science of map making tincture trace. temporary transitory fleeting translucent clear. covert trounce thrash ultimatum demand tranquilize calm. futile tumbler drinking glass unawares suddenly. THWART J. brag troglodyte cave dweller toxicologist one who studies poisons trollop harlot tractable docile. rendezvous unavailing useless. drudgery traverse cross travesty caricature. infuse transgression trespass. TALON D. crude tussle fight trite . TENTATIVE G. strip of fabric torment harass treatise book. TEMPESTUOUS F. brazen trudge march. understood without being spoken 9. sincere truncate shorten unanimity agreement truncheon club unassuming modest tryst meeting. slog unabated ceaseless truism self-evident truth unaffected natural. passionate trenchant incisive. SWATCH A. offense transient fleeting. council 10. wail truckle yield umbrage resentment truculent fierce. dissertation tussock cluster of glass torpid lethargic. manageable traduce slander troublous disturbed disheveled commonplace. figurehead Quiz 18 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. TAURINE E. bull-like 7. inactive trek journey tutelage guardianship torrid scorching. exalt transfix impale transfuse insert. tint titillate arouse tinsel tawdriness titular in name only. penetrating twain two torsion twisting trepidation fear twinge pain torus doughnut shaped object triad group of three tyrannical dictatorial totter stagger tribunal court tyranny oppression touchstone standard tributary river tyro beginner U tousled tout praise. agitated 6. anguish 3. THROES I. pervasive ulterior hidden. farce troupe group of actors ululate howl. SYNOD B. anesthetize transcribe write a copy transfigure transform. TERSE H. clouded uncanny mysterious. TACIT C. resonance tithe donate one-tenth tonal pertaining to sound timorous fearful.

TRENCHANT F. feud underwrite agree to finance. UNABATED I. ceaseless 9. to appropriate unfailing steadfast. wail 10. incisive 2. unrestrained 6. slander unctuous insincere unseat displace variance discrepancy undermine weaken unseemly unbecoming. facade unwarranted unjustified undue unjust. UBIQUITOUS G. untoward perverse guarantee veneer false front. figurehead 5. TORPID D. insipid unscathed unhurt vigilant on guard TeamLRN . risky ursine bear-like unexceptionable beyond criticism venue location usurp seize. TRADUCE E. spite upshot result unequivocal unambiguous. 1. TITER B. lethargic 4. speculate urbane refined. worldly categorical venturesome bold. harsh valiant brave vicious evil unmoved firm. lush uxorious a doting husband unfrock discharge verdict decision unfurl open up. steadfast validate affirm vicissitude changing fortunes unprecedented without previous valor bravery occurrence victuals food vanguard leading position unremitting relentless vie compete vanquish conquer unsavory distasteful. unrelenting verbose wordy utter complete unflappable not easily upset verdant green. excessive venerable revered unwieldy awkward undulate surge. improper vassal subject underpin support unstinting generous vaunt brag underscore emphasize unsullied spotless vehement adamant understudy a stand-in unsung neglected venal mercenary. unfaltering veracity truthfulness usury overcharge unfathomable puzzling. for the sake of money underworld criminal world untenable cannot be achieved vendetta grudge. news 7. laugh nervously 8. venture risk. TITULAR C.Vocabulary 4000 497 Quiz 19 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. spread out vernacular common speech ungainly awkward vertigo dizziness uniformity sameness vacillate waver unilateral action taken by only one vestige trace V vacuous inane veto reject party vagary whim vex annoy unimpeachable exemplary vain unsuccessful viable capable of surviving unison together vainglorious conceited viaduct waterway unkempt disheveled valediction farewell speech viand food unmitigated complete. ULULATE H. sentry duty vapid vacuous. veranda porch utilitarian pragmatic incomprehensible verbatim word for word utopia paradise unflagging untiring. TIDINGS A. UNBRIDLED J. omnipresent 3. fluctuate venial excusable unwitting unintentional unduly excessive venom poison. offensive vigil watch.

uncultured 5. break vitriolic scathing a habit a formal visit xenophillic attraction to strangers xenophobia fear of foreigners xylophone musical percussion vituperative abusive weir dam vivacious lively instrument Y welter vivid lifelike. 1. UNWIELDY G. UNDULY B. wither writ summons want need. extensive windfall bonus. cannot be achieved zephyr gentle breeze zenith summit zealot fanatic zeal earnestness. chic whimsical capricious yen desire volant agile wield control yore long ago volatile unstable willful deliberate Young Turks reformers volition free will wily shrewd Z voluble wince cringe voluminous bulky. whim 7. clamoring yearn desire strongly vogue fashion. UNTENABLE F. poverty writhe contort wanton lewd. UNSTINTING E. awkward 4. UNCOUTH A. bestow wistful yearning vulgarity obscenity wither shrivel vulnerable susceptible wizened shriveled vulpine fox-like woe anguish Quiz 20 (Matching) Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. ruin waylay ambush vitreous glassy wean remove from nursing. unrelenting 8. aficionado winsome charming vouchsafe confer. clear wheedle coax vocation occupation whet stimulate whiffle vacillate confusion. seek favor wager bet wraith ghost waggish playful wrath anger. VAGARY H. capable of surviving 3. hodgepodge yarn story vociferous adamant. UNKEMPT D. poisonous visage facial expression viscid thick. fury waive forego wreak inflict wallow indulge wrest snatch wan pale wretched miserable wane dissipate. UNFLAGGING C. gummy wont custom woo court. passion talkative . truthfulness 6. disheveled 2. boon voracious hungry winnow separate votary fan.498 GRE Prep Course W vignette scene vigor vitality vilify defame vindicate free from blame vindictive revengeful virile manly virtuoso highly skilled artist virulent deadly. abandoned wry twisted warrant justification X visitation wary guarded vital necessary wastrel spendthrift vitiate spoil.

generous 10.9. VIABLE J. excessive . VERACITY I.

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