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GRE Hit Parade 1
GRE Hit Parade 1
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to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide.
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order
An expression of approval or praise.
strenuous taxing; requiring significant effort
to ease or lesson to appease or pacify
daring and fearless ; recklessly bold
without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic
taken as a given; possessing self evident truth
following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards.
inclined to change ones mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable.
to criticize severley; to officialy rebuke
trickery or subterfuge
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert
complex or complicated
To lessen in intensity or degree.
An expression of praise.
excessive praise; intense adoration
dealing with , appreciative of, or responsive to art or the beautiful.
to make better or more tolerable
one who practices rigid self denial, esp. as an act of religious devotion.
greed, esp. for wealth
a universally recognized principle.
to grow rapidly or flourish
rustic and pastoral; characteristic of rural areas and their inhabitants.
harsh jarring discordant sound; dissonance
An established set of principles or code of law, often religious in nature.
severe criticism or punishment
a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that causes change.
burning or stinging; causing corrosion
wary; cautious; sparing
appealing forcibly to mind or reason; convincing
to undeceive; to set right
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
fundamentally distint or dissimilar
extreme boldness; presumptuousness
well spoken, epressive, articulate
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent
very learned; scholarly
exonerate; to clear of blame
urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
improvised; done without preparation
intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
to loudly attack or denounce
artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts
to praise highly
clear; easily understood
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving
associated with war and the armed forces
of the world; typical or concerned with the ordinary
coming into being; in early developmental stages
vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
a new word, expression or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses
lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in thought or expresssion
A song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
A humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and art.
recurrent through the year or many years happening repeatedly
intentional breach of faith; treachery
cursory; done without care or interest
acutely perceptive; having keen discernment
to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner
acting with excessive haste or impulse
to cause or happen before anticipated or required
a disposition in favor of something; preference
foreknowledge of events; knowing of events prior to their occurring
to deliberately avoid the truth; to mislead
misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy
to retract, a previously held belief
to disprove; to successfully argue against
to forcibly assign to a lower place or position
quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
concerned and attentive; eager
characterized by filth, grime squalor; foul
occuring only occasionally or in scattered instances
to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
not moving active or in motion; at rest
to stun, baffle or amaze
to block or thwart
combination of parts to make a whole
force that causes rotation
winding twisting excessively complicated
fierce and cruel eager to fight
extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or a pursuit; ravenous
to move to and fro to sway to be unsettled in opinion.
the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement.
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; a lack
to question or oppose
intended to teach or instruct
caustious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
free of bias or self interest; impartial
expressing a rigid opinion based on unproved or unprovable principles.
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
composed of elements drawn from various sources
a mournful poem one lamenting the dead
soothing esp. to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smooths the skin
based on observation or experiment
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
intended for or understood only by a small group
a speech honoring the dead
to remove blame
an invalid or incorrect notion
marked by stealth; covert
sociable outgoing enjoying the company of other people
to deliver a pompous speech or tirade; a long, pompous speech
violating accepted dogma or convention
an exaggerated statement often used as a figure of speech
lacking funds without money
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
unmoving; lethargic, sluggish
harmless causing no damage
refusing to compromise
to obtain by deception or flattery
sad sullen melancholy
evoking intense aversion or dislike
impentrable by light not reflecting light
the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady uninterrupted rhythm.
penny pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
extremely harmful; potentially causing death
to examine with great care
extremely reverent or devout; showing strong religious devotion
one that preceds and indicates or announces another
to dress up; to primp to groom oneself with elaborate care
abundent in size, force, or extent; extraordinary
producing large volumes or amounts ; productive
to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor.
to drink deeply
stillness motionless quality of being at rest
awe inspiring; worthy of honor
authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance; to give permission or authority to.
a literary work that riducules or criticizes a human vice through humor or dericision
sordid; wretched and dirty as from neglect
indiferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain
to take the place of ; supersede
lethargic; sluggish; dormant
existing everywhere at the same time; constantly encountered; widespread
sophisticated; refined; elegant
to defame; to characterize harshly
keen, accurate judgment or insight
to reduce purity by combing with inferior ingredients
to combine several elements into a whole
outdated; associated with an earlier perhaps more primitive time
to state as a fact; to declare or assert
to provide support or reinforcement
a harsh denunciation
to disguise or conceal; to mislead
departing from norms or conventions
characteristic of or often found in a particulalr locality, region, or people
tending to dissappear like vapor; vanishing
to make worse or more severe
greatly emotional or zealous
happening by accident or chance
relevant o the subject at hand; appropriate subject matter
pompous speech or expression
rendered trite or commonplace by frequent usage
calm and peaceful
devotion to pleasurable pursuits, esp. to the pleasures of the senses.
the consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others.
one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions.
given to intense or excessive devotion to something.
revealing no emotion.
marked by extreme calm, impassivity and steadiness.
not capable of being appeased or significantly changed.
immunity from punishment or penalty
in an initial stage; not fully formed.
without taste or flavor; lacking in spirit; bland
to treat as or make into a celbrity
social process of becoming or being relegated to the frindge of society.
characterized by brightness and the emission of light
having or showing often vicious ill will, spite or hatred.
capable of being shaped or formed; tractable; pliable
the condition of being untruthful; dishonesty
characterized by extreme care and precision; attentive to detail.
one who hates all other humans
to make or become less severe or intense; to moderate
unyielding; hardhearted; intractable
exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
to obstruct or block
disgrace contempt scorn
the profession or principles of teaching or instructing
overly concerned with the trivial details of learning or education; show offish about ones knowledge penury noun.
having the tendency to permeate or spread throughout
to yearn intensely ; to languish to lose vigor.
to illegally use or reproduce
the essentail or central part
precise and brief
to appease; to calm by making concessions
a superficial remark esp. one offered as meaningful
to plunge or drop straight down.
understood only by a few
using few words; concise
disinclined to talk reserved in speech
the act of lying.
of relating to or constituting an island
unfavorable , inauspicious.
a hinderence or obstruction
willingness to please or serve others
to exhibit affection or attempt to please.
with out care
not easily controlled
people devoted to luxury
people devoted to luxury
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