Victor Prep GRE Vocabulary

Victor Prep GRE Vocabulary

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Cards (40)

Section 1

(40 cards)

Jargon

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Language used by someone in a particular job

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Solecism

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Error in language; faux pas Ex. They was... Or Unflammable

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Ossify

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To turn into bone; to become rigid

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Sully

Front

To dirty, soil; to tarnish a reputation

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Castigation

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To criticize harshly

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Lumber

Front

To walk slowly and awkwardly

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Demur

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To hesitate or object to something, especially morally

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Toady

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Someone who is excessively and superficially being nice to someone for an underhanded purpose

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Debutante

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A young woman who is first presented to society

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Sardonic

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Bitter or scornful attitude

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Mar

Front

To damage or deface

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Molt

Front

To shed feathers or skin

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Vernal

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Relating to spring

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Kindle

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To start a fire; to excite

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Pervade

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To become spread out such as with a smell

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Attenuate

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To weaken

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Impermeable

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Not passable to fluid;

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Dyspeptic

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Irritable, grumpy or moody

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Euphemism

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More tactful word or phrase to replace a more blunt, maybe offensive, word Ex. "Aggressive cuddling" instead of "having sex"

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Endemic

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Natural or native to

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Paradox

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Self contradictory

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Implacable

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Cannot be calmed down, appeased or pacified

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Aggregate

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To bring many things together into one body

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Recondite

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Profound, difficult or mysterious subject matter, such as what a wizard would have

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Bombastic

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Big but empty way of speaking

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Assuage

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To ease

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Coagulate

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To thicken, curdle or congeal

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Idiosyncrasy

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Personality quirk

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Propitiate

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To win or regain the favor of someone; to appease or conciliate someone who was previously angry

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Monastic

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Austere or spartan manner of living

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Dessicate

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To dry up Think: A raisin is a dessicated grape

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Vim

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Energy or enthusiasm for life

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Inert

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No power to make change; Unreactive

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Intrepid

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Brave, fearless, dauntless Think: Indiana Jones

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Flout

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To treat something with contempt or scorn especially the law

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Potentate

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Person that possesses great power Think: Pope

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Abstemious

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Abstaining from food or drink; temperate in diet

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Multifarious

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Having many different parts

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Quiescent

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Quiet, still or dormant

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Antipathy

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Strong natural dislike for someone

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