English Vocabulary List » GRE - the Hard ones - Part 5

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  • 1.
    • intense or excessive devotion to something
  • 2.
    • appealing forcibly to the mind or reason, convincing
  • 3.
    • wary, cautious, sparing
  • 4.
    • harsh, jarring, discordant sound, dissonance
  • 5.
    • rustic and pastoral, characteristic of rural areas and their inhibitants
  • 6.
    • to grow rapidly or flourish
  • 7.
    • abundant in size, force, or extent, extraordinary
  • 8.
    • greed, especially for wealth
  • 9.
    • one who practices rigid self-denial, especially for religious reasons
  • 10.
    • eager and enthusiastic willingness
  • 11.
    • urgent, pressing, requiring immediate action or attention
  • 12.
    • improvised, done without preparation
  • 13.
    • to stun, baffle or amaze
  • 14.
    • extreme boldness, presumptousness
  • 15.
    • accutely perceptive, having keep discernment
  • 16.
    • to deliberately avoid the truth, to mislead
  • 17.
    • accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  • 18.
    • intentional breach of faith
  • 19.
    • exonerate, to clear of blame
  • 20.
    • the final part, the climax of a chain of events
  • 21.
    • likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others
  • 22.
    • a disposition in favor of something, preference
  • 23.
    • a disposition in favor of something, preference
  • 24.
    • acting with excessive haste or impulse
  • 25.
    • dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  • 26.
    • awe-inspiring, worthy of honor
  • 27.
    • stillness, motionless, quality of being at rest

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