English Vocabulary List » GRE - the Hard ones - Part 1

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  • 1.
    • Characteristic of a particular region or people
  • 2.
    • to disguise or conceal, mislead
  • 3.
    • a harsh denunciation
  • 4.
    • pompous, grandiloquent
  • 5.
    • keen, accurate judgement or insight
  • 6.
    • the consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others
  • 7.
    • devotion to pleasurable pursuits
  • 8.
    • calm and peaceful
  • 9.
    • rendered trite or commonplace by frequent usage
  • 10.
    • fervent, ardent, impassioned, devoted to a cause
  • 11.
    • fleeting, passing quickly, brief
  • 12.
    • persistent determination
  • 13.
    • an overabundant supply, excess, to feed or supply to excess
  • 14.
    • lacking authenticity or validity, false, counterfeit
  • 15.
    • plausible but false, seeming true, but actually being fallacious, misleadingly attractive
  • 16.
    • able to meet financial obligations, able to dissolve another substance
  • 17.
    • promoting health or well being
  • 18.
    • to refuse to have anything to do with, disown
  • 19.
    • difficult to manage, obstinately defiant of authority
  • 20.
    • bitter long lasting resentment
  • 21.
    • prone to complaining or grumbling, peevish
  • 22.
    • controversial, argumentative
  • 23.
    • a superficial remark
  • 24.
    • to appease, to calm by making concessions
  • 25.
    • precise and brief

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