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 5000 GRE Vocabulary Words
1   Overview:
5000 GRE Vocabulary Words is a middle-level words list for test-takers to warm up known words and learn new words. In addition to normal definitions and explanations, the GRE voca also includes online practices, such as meaning matching and spelling. For those who prefer to enhance vocabulary offline or in an old-school way, it offers printable flashcards and PDF files.

If you want to have a better GRE score, you have to own a stronger vocabulary skill. It means that you will spend more time studying GRE words. Does this GRE voca meet your case? We divide the words into 4 levels; each level consists of 4 groups. Want to view them quickly? Watch them here.



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GRE Vocabulary PDF List
Some students like using PDF lists to learn and review words. We do offer a handy feature to make GRE PDF word lists for each group. Below are demos of Level 1's first group, including files with 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' word list from the website; the details are in:

GRE Vocabulary Cards
Cards are useful tools for some students to study new words. We offer two buttons to make GRE one-side and two-side flashcards for each group. Below are one-side cards for Level 1's first group, including 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' cards, either one-side or two-side, from the website; the details are in: Print Cards from Word List.

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Words of Group 1: (Part of words, select list to view all.)
abandon
abide
abnormal
absurd
abuse
access
accidental
accomplice
acquaintance
activate
acute
adamant
addiction
ado
adopt
adorable
adore
affected
affection
affirmative
agenda
aggressive
agitated
agony
agreement
airborne
alias
allegiance
allergic
allergy
alley
ally
altar
ambrosia
ambush
amendment
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6   Demonstrate word list style:
anemia   Pronounce
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; deficiency of red blood cells; lack of vitality
Long-standing illnesses often result in anemia, loss of weight, and occasional bleeding from the stomach.
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anonymous   Pronounce
a. having no name; having an unknown or unacknowledged name
The buyer, who wished to remain anonymous, is a foreigner with homes in Europe.
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antidote   Pronounce
n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; an agent that relieves or counteracts
They believe that because this anti-heroin antidote is what finally worked with some of the victims.
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appalling   Pronounce
a. causing or fitted to cause dismay or horror; frightful
I don't know why she's marrying that appalling man; I wouldn't touch him with a barge-pole.
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appealing   Pronounce
a. attractive or interesting; charming
The poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer and clasped his appealing hands.
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appropriate   Pronounce
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
The ranch owners appropriate the lands that have originally been set aside for the Indians' use.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
arena  Speak
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n. a playing field where sports events take place; a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
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n. sofa; arrange or dispose as in a bed
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n. festivity; traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows
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n. a distinctive mark, token, or sign worn on the person
badge  Speak
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v. call on or summon by sacred name or in a solemn manner; implore earnestly; practice magical arts
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n. band or organized company of singers, especially in church service
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n. breaking of contract or duty; breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
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n. a distinctive mark, token, or sign worn on the person
carnival  Speak
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n. festivity; traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows
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a. being in an unrefined or natural state; raw; lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive
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n. state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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n. good form; style; elegance under being fashionable
cavalry  Speak
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n. fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
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a. not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
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n. part of military force which serves on horseback
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v. consider; think about carefully; weigh
chunk  Speak
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n. a thick mass or piece, amount
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v. move suddenly and rapidly
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n. lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
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a. departing from the correct and accepted way; misleading; not straightforward
clumsy  Speak
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v. consider; think about carefully; weigh
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v. have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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n. festivity; traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows
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a. awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies


Spelling Word: asthma
Read [Esc] n. mixed emotion of reverence, respect, dread, and wonder; fear, as of something evil


Spelling Word: awe
Read [Esc] n. sharp projection from fishhook; openly cutting remark


Spelling Word: barb
Read [Esc] v. make or pronounce holy; consecrate; make happy


Spelling Word: bless
Read [Esc] n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction


Spelling Word: brake
Read [Esc] n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow


Spelling Word: bully
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