GRE Advanced

  1. alloy (v)
    ti commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
  2. august
    majestic, venerable
  3. brook (v)
    to tolerate; to endure. to countenance
  4. essay (v)
    to attempt; to experiment; to test or try
  5. fell (adj)
    inhumanely cruel
  6. meet (adj)
    proper, fitting
  7. mince (v)
    to speak affectedly; also to take tiny steps aka tiptoe
  8. pied
    multicolored, usually in blotches
  9. obtain (adj)
    to be established, accepted or customary
  10. prize (v)
    to pry, to press or force with a lever
  11. quail (v)
    to lose courage; to turn frightened
  12. scurvy (adj)
    contemptible, despicable
  13. tender (v)
    to proffer or offer
  14. table (v)
    to remove from consideration (parliamentary)
  15. wag (n)
    wit; joker
  16. adumbrate
    to foreshadow vaguely or intimate; to suggest or outline sketchily; to obscure or overshadow
  17. anathema
    solemn or ecclesiastical curse; accursed or thoroughly loathed person or thing
  18. anodyne
    soothing; something that assuages or allays pain or comforts
  19. apogee
    farthest or highest point; culmination; zenith
  20. apostate
    one who abandons long-hled religious or political convictions
  21. apotheosis
    deification, glorification to godliness; an exalted example; a model of excellence or perfection
  22. asperity
    severity, rigor, roughness, harshness, acrimony, irritability
  23. asseverate
    to aver, allege or assert
  24. assiduous
    diligent, hard-working, sedulous
  25. augury
    omen, portent
  26. bellicose
    belligerent, pugnacious, warlike
  27. calumniate
    to slander, make a false accusation
  28. captios
    disposed to point our trivial faults; calculated to confuse or entrap in argument
  29. cavil (v)
    to find fault without good reason
  30. celerity
    speed, alacrity
  31. sententious
    aphoristic or moralistic; epigrammatic; tending to moralize excessively
  32. stentorian
    extremely loud and powerful
  33. stygian
    gloomy, dark
  34. tendentious
    biased; showing marked tendencies
  35. tyro
    novice, greenhorn, rank amateur
  36. vitiate
    to corrupt, to debase, to spoil, to make ineffective
  37. voluble
    fluent, verbal, having easy use of spoken language
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