Barrons GRE Vocabulary List 9: Print One-sided Flashcard - Page 1
gracious: beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor E.g.He actually went on to praise John McCain for giving a gracious concession speech.
graduate: one who has received an academicals or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study E.g.He is a graduate in medicine.
graduated: having a university degree; having completed training; having steps; arranged by grade, level, degree E.g.Margaret loved her graduated set of Russian hollow wooden dolls; she spent hours happily putting the smaller dolls into their larger counterparts.
granary: building for storing threshed grain; region yielding much grain E.g.When you harvest your crop, you store it in a fat dried mud and stick granary, which is taller than you can reach.
grandeur: quality or condition of being grand; magnificence E.g.The concept that matter and energy are inter-convertible strikes to the core of the universe, probably exceeds in grandeur any other picture the field of physical science.
grandiloquent: speaking or expressed in lofty style; using high sounding language; overly wordy E.g.The politician could never speak simply; she was always grandiloquent.
grandiose: impressive from inherent grandeur; large and impressive, in size, scope or extent E.g.The aged matinee idol still had grandiose notions of his supposed importance in the theatrical world.
granulate: form into grains or small masses; make rough on surface E.g.We used to granulate sugar in order to dissolve more readily.
graphic: represented by graph; described in vivid detail; clearly outlined E.g.Read the story, then enlarge the title graphic to see what its about.
graphite: something used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors E.g.One of the benefits of using graphite is that it keeps the silver from oxidizing, so bullets come out bright and shiny.