Difficult GRE Words - Group 2

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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue


Spelling Word: azure
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n. sudden loud noise, as of an explosion; sudden loud blow or bump; sudden burst of action


Spelling Word: bang
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v. hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows


Spelling Word: batter
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n. brilliant burst of fire; flame


Spelling Word: blaze
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a. pompous; using inflated language; high-sounding but with little meaning


Spelling Word: bombastic
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a. of brownish, tawny colour, with streaks, spots, or patterns


Spelling Word: brindled
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence


Spelling Word: buttress
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v. remove parts of machine for use in other similar machines; consume another of one's own type or kind


Spelling Word: cannibalize
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v. criticise for petty or frivolous reasons; raise trivial objections


Spelling Word: cavil
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n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry


Spelling Word: chicanery