GRE Vocabulary Hub

Get popular GRE vocabularies at one site! Quick review and interactive practice, and printable flash cards.

 GRE Vocabulary QuizNext Quiz  
hapless  Speak
give protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; n: place of shelter; refuge
(of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
tiresome dwelling on a subject; v. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
unfortunate; luckless
 GRE Vocabulary SpellingNext Spelling  
Read  state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult
E.g.Clearly, the middle class is bearing the burden of this economy, one in [___] from the housing and financial crises.

Spelling Word: turmoil
A strong vocabulary is a key to get a high score in GRE test. GRE isn't just an English test; but you don't have chance to succeed unless you are strong in English skills. In either reading or writing, vocabulary plays a fundamental role. If your vocabulary level isn't strong enough and you are trying to have a better GRE score, you should start to enhance GRE words right now.

There are lots of methods to build vocabulary. Some students used to learn and review vocabulary based on a words list. If a words list meets with your circumstance, it helps very much to speed up your vocabulary building. It's not difficult to get a GRE vocabulary somewhere. However, because of the diversity of GRE test takers, the actual challenge is how to get a GRE vocabulary that exactly matches with your case.

As a matter of fact, considering that either vocabulary base or study plan varies on separate students, you hardly find a GRE vocabulary matched completely. We collect some popular GRE vocabularies here, and hopefully you can find one that is near to your situation.

These vocabularies are recommended by thousands of students. In order to improve your efficiency, some cutting-edge information technologies are integrated to study, review, and practice new words.

For each vocabulary, we offer a summary page to host all words. The page initially shows words alone. You can retrieve explanations on demand. The page is supposed to skim or review the whole vocabulary quickly.

Every vocabulary is categorized by alphabet into multiple groups, which are smaller and easy to manage activities of learning and reviewing. Group also organizes features based on each word, such as interactive exercise and offline flash card. The group total of a vocabulary and word total of a group isn't fixed, usually the former is from 2 to 20, the latter is from 100 to 1000.

Now you can go through all available vocabularies quickly and select one to kick off GRE vocabulary journey.

GRE Big Book Words List     Enter

The well-known list consists of 5000 words. We show them in 5 groups. This list is an important free resource to prepare GRE test. Many GRE test takers enhance vocabulary and practice new words with it.

Barrons GRE Vocabulary     Enter

The well-known Barrons GRE vocabulary has been categorized into 20 groups. The original list actually is only 3000+. Some new words have been added by GRE test takers year by year and it is near to 5000 in some web sites now. We merge and shrink the list to 4000 for GRE preparation.

Princeton GRE Vocabulary     Enter

In views of many GRE test takers, the Princeton GRE words list seems easier and shorter than its competitors. However, if you just want to pass GRE test and have an average score, this list can save much of time. For many ESL students, it also offers a realistic solution.

300 Must Know GRE Word List     Enter

This is a famous online GRE words list. Because its size is small, many GRE test takers usually try it as the first vocabulary. Unfortunately, it's short, but not easy. In fact, this is a high score words list. It offers a quick way to check if your vocabulary level can touch top score in GRE test.

600 Basic GRE Words     Enter

This is a primary words list for any GRE test taker. No matter of your level or plan, in all GRE sections - reading, writing, or even math - you will see them from time to time. You have to own them before GRE test day.

500 Hard GRE Words     Enter

This words list is for students who are pursuing either higher scores or better graduate schools. If you finished the previous basic vocabulary, try this one.

400 Super GRE Words     Enter

This words list is an enrichment to previous 500 hard GRE words. If you want to go to top graduate schools, or to apply for any scholarship, you have to work harder. In both reading and writing, this vocabulary strengthen you with super words, which are very important for top score hunters.