GRE 13

  1. abyss
    n. enormous chasm; vast, bottomless pit
  2. agrarian
    adj. pertaining to land or its cultivation; 농지의
  3. ardor
    n. heat; passion; zeal
  4. brocade
    n. rich, figured fabric
  5. circumscribe
    v. limit narrowly; confine or restrict; define
  6. contention
    n. claim; thesis
  7. culvert
    n. artifical channel for water
  8. deleterious
    adj. harmful
  9. diatribe
    n. bitter scolding; invective
  10. dichotomy
    n. split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
  11. dissuade
    v. persuade not to do; discourage
  12. egregious
    adj. notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
  13. enunciate
    v. utter or speak, especially distinctly
  14. exigency
    n. urgent situation; pressing needs or demands; state of requiring immediate attention
  15. fervor
    n. glowing ardor; intensity of feeling
  16. forlorn
    adj. sad and lonely; wretched
  17. genteel
    adj. well-bred; elegant
  18. guile
    n. deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning
  19. humdrum
    adj. dull; monotonous
  20. impinge
    v. infringe; touch; collide with
  21. indelible
    adj. not able to be erased
  22. jaunty
    adj. lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree
  23. levee
    n. earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding
  24. maladroit
    adj. clumsy; bungling
  25. metallurgical
    adj. pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores
  26. moribund
    adj. dying
  27. nonplus
    v. bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; 어찌할바를 모르다
  28. periphery
    n. edge, especially of a round surface
  29. plaintive
    adj. mournful
  30. pseudonym
    n. pen name
  31. ramshackle
    adj. rickety; falling apart
  32. revelry
    n. boisterous merrymaking
  33. scaffold
    n. temporary platform for workers; bracing framework; platform for execution
  34. squalor
    n. filth; degradation; dirty, neglected state
  35. travesty
    n. harshly distorted imitation; parody; debased likeness
  36. welter
    • n. turmoil; bewildering umble
    • v. wallow; to flounder about
  37. satiate
    v. satisfy fully
  38. shoddy
    adj. sham; not genuine; inferior
  39. tendentious
    adj. having an aim biased; designed to further a cause
  40. belabor
    v. explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally
  41. bravado
    n. swagger; assumed air of defiance; pretentious display of courage
  42. carrion
    n. rotting flesh of a dead body
  43. chortle
    v. chuckle with delight
  44. consort
    n. husband or wife
  45. crotchety
    adj. eccentric; whimsical
  46. defray
    v. provide for the payment of
  47. effervescence
    n. inner excitement or exuberance; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation
  48. enterprising
    adj. full of initiatives
  49. execrate
    v. curse; express abhorrence for
  50. felicitous
    adj. apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
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