Difficult GRE Words
If you are preparing for a GRE test, you should agree that Verbal Reasoning heavily relies on English skills, especially the vocabulary level. The more difficult words you own, the more confidence you have. These Difficult GRE words are a supplement for test-takers to challenge better scores.
The app at first is a proven hard GRE vocabulary with more than 1000 words, which are revised from time to time. You can skim some words and evaluate whether this list is deserved to spend time and effort. If too easy, what you learn is just a little; if too hard, you may need to focus on more common words. You should ensure its contents are right for you.
The app isn't only a difficult GRE vocabulary, but a solution to master all these words. It offers small cards, quick lists, interactive definitions, and sentences and contexts to help you study and review. The app is based on modern cloud technology and saves your words online; it doesn't need to download; you can run it anytime and anyplace.
Word status management is a main feature of the app to let you work efficiently. More or less, you knew some words on the GRE word list; you can mark them as Known to skip in further studying and reviewing. The New and Review are two other statuses that highlight your objects to work.
The app provides example sentences from classics, which are great resources to help you understand difficult GRE words. You may learn how authors use these words in sentences and view the contexts of the sentences. It helps very much to improve your verbal reasoning skills.
The app is straight and plain and doesn't need any training for GRE test takers. The helps section has a brief question and answer - within 5 minutes reading - to guide how to trigger core features. You can run or evaluate the app directly. However, before kicking off studying, you had better sign on at first to save your words in the cloud. Haven't had an account? You can register an account of examword.com just in minutes.
Below 50 words and their meanings are from Group 5.
|far-reaching||a. extensive; significant; having a wide range, influence, or effect|
|fatuous||a. foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way|
|febrile||a. feverish; intense emotion or activity|
|feigned||a. not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false|
|feint||n. trick; any distracting or deceptive maneuver|
|felicitous||a. apt; suitably expressed; well chosen|
|fermentation||n. conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast; state of being in high activity or commotion|
|ferocity||n. savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty|
|fetid||a. unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking|
|fibrillation||n. muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination|
|fidget||v. move uneasily one way and the other; behave or move nervously or restlessly|
|fidgety||a. restless; uneasy; nervous and unable to relax|
|figurine||n. small ornamental statuette; small molded or sculptured figure|
|filament||n. fine thread or fiber; thin wire; threadlike structure within light bulb|
|filch||v. steal, especially in a small, sly way; take from another on a petty scale, as by violation of trust|
|filial||a. having or assuming relationship of child or offspring to parent|
|filthy||a. covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty; very unpleasant or disagreeable|
|finicky||a. insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants; difficult to please; fussy|
|firmament||n. fixed foundation; established base; region of the air; sky or heavens; the most remote of the celestial spheres|
|fishery||n. business or practice of catching fish; fishing; a place for catching fish; the right to take fish at a certain place|
|fissure||n. long narrow opening ; long narrow depression in surface|
|fitful||a. intermittently stopping and starting; irregular; variable; unstable|
|flaccid||a. acting in strength, firmness, or resilience|
|flagrant||a. obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous; flaming into notice|
|flare up||v. burn brightly again; become more intense suddenly|
|flax||n. a plant of the genus Linum, which has a single, slender stalk, about a foot and a half high, with blue flowers|
|fleck||v. spot; make spot or mark onto; mark with small spots|
|flesh out||v. complete; create details from a basic outline, structure or skeleton; make fat or plump|
|flippant||a. lacking proper seriousness; speaking freely; talkative; communicative|
|florid||a. reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented|
|flout||v. reject; mock; express contempt for rules by word or action; behave with contempt|
|fluctuate||v. rise and fall in or as if in waves; shift; vary irregularly|
|fluster||v. confuse; hot and rosy, as with drinking; be in a heat or bustle; be agitated|
|foible||n. weakness or failing of character|
|foment||v. try to stir up public opinion; promote growth of; apply warm lotion to|
|foray||n. sudden raid or military advance; venture or initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area|
|forbearance||n. patience; restraint of passions; act of forbearing or waiting|
|forebode||v. foretell; tell in advance; indicate likelihood of; portend|
|foreboding||n. expectation of misfortune; feeling of evil to come; unfavorable omen|
|forensic||a. relating to the use of science or technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law|
|forestall||v. prevent by taking action in advance|
|forlorn||a. sad and lonely; wretched; abandoned or left behind|
|formative||a. developing; forming; capable of forming or molding|
|formidable||a. arousing fear, dread, or alarm|
|forswear||v. renounce or deny something, especially under oath; swear falsely, usually under pressure|
|fracas||n. noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel; disturbance|
|fractious||a. inclined to make trouble; disobedient; irritable|
|fragmentary||a. composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire|
|framework||n. structure for supporting or enclosing something else, a fundamental structure for written work|
|franchise||n. privilege or right officially granted a person or a group by a government; business or group of businesses established or operated under such authorization|
Q & A
How many words have been selected in Difficult GRE Words? And what criteria are followed to select words for this web app?
This web app includes 1000+ difficult words. Because we usually adjust the word bank per 6 months, so the vocabulary size may change slightly. This web app is designed for students who are working hard to get high scores on GRE tests. The words are usually less frequent daily but occasionally appear in the GRE exam, especially in the reading section. If you are ready for basic vocabulary, this is a good option to enrich your hard GRE words.
What are the special features of Difficult GRE Words?
This web app isn't only a word list. It lets students manage each word with one of three states: New, Known, and Review. So you can skip known words, review half-known words, and focus on new words. This mechanism ensures you never waste time on known words, keep a fast pace, and high productivity in your GRE test preparation.
How can I save word status for future use?
The statues are always kept on your local device when running Difficult GRE Words app. Before saving to the server, you should sign-on. You can manage this through the Note or Panel page. The 'Save' button will send the current statuses to the cloud and you can access them anytime and anywhere online. If you don't have an account of examword.com yet, please register one. An account of examword.com is good for all web apps on this site.
When do I use the Save button?
After you change any word status when running Difficult GRE Words app, you will see a new status immediately. However, these changes aren't saved in the cloud automatically. If you want to sync the new word status, you have to save them. Save only impacts words in the current page.
When do I use the Refresh button?
The refresh button will retrieve statuses that are kept in the cloud for the Difficult GRE Words app. If you doubt the current page isn't consistent with the statuses you saved before, or you want to restore the previous statuses at a new device, the 'Refresh' button can help you. Refresh only impacts words in the current page.
Why are the statuses not as same as my previous practice?
If you doubt any error of your GRE data at the local device, please use the 'Refresh' button to update statuses on demands.
Do I have to be a VIP to access all groups of the Difficult GRE Words?
No. Except for group 1 and group 2, to run full features of other groups you need a VIP account; however, even if you aren't VIP, you still can access all groups, just a few features (like print GRE PDF and Cards) are limited.
Can I load word statues from the previous version?
Yes. You can load the previous statues to this version. Your current GRE data will be overwritten with previous ones.
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