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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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However, if you are serious about preparing for GRE, any smaller or easier lists shouldn't be an option unless you use them as a supplement. Here we recommend 2 large vocabularies, which are also useful for enhancing reading and writing words, especially for high score hunters.



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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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Word status works for all vocabularies on the website, including 5000 GRE Words. It is a handy flag to skip known words and focus on new and half-familiar words.

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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:
cult   Pronounce
n. religion or religious sect generally considered to be extremist or false; community of religious worship and ritual
You do realize that being under the control of a cult is not a good condition.
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curt   Pronounce
a. having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
The grouchy shop assistant was curt with one of her customers, which resulted in a reprimand from her manager.
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custody   Pronounce
n. keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security
There were no arches left, and all the players, except the King, the Queen, and Alice, were in custody and under sentence of execution.
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cynical   Pronounce
a. skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
I find it sad and cynical that this guy is essentially saying things will not be better by 2012.
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darn   Pronounce
v. mend, with interlacing stitches of yarn or thread by the needle; sew together with yarn or thread
I don't want to darn your trousers.
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debris   Pronounce
n. remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
A full year after the earthquake in Mexico City, they were still carting away the debris.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
allergic  Speak
Exercise
n. public records; place where public records are kept
Exercise
n. state of profound insensibility from which it is difficult or impossible to rouse a person
Exercise
a. excessively sensitive; susceptible; having an allergy
Exercise
v. move off; move or stir slightly; alter a position or attitude
apron  Speak
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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v. move off; move or stir slightly; alter a position or attitude
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n. an article of dress, of cloth or other stuff, worn on the forepart of the body, to keep the clothes clean
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n. a contest between antagonists; contest or fight; a period of time spent in a particular way, as in illness
arson  Speak
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n. malicious burning of a dwelling house or outhouse of another man, which by the common law is a felony
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a. producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn; strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn;
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n. order from one having authority; decision, order, or sentence by a court
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n. one required to make answer in an action or suit
artillery  Speak
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n. foam; dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic; fantastic or impracticable idea or belief
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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n. large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; army branch in use of large weapons
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n. the judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
bout  Speak
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a. having the power to compel; exercising or applying compulsion.
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n. a contest between antagonists; contest or fight; a period of time spent in a particular way, as in illness
Exercise
n. foam; dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic; fantastic or impracticable idea or belief
Exercise
n. discomfort; cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to
breach  Speak
Exercise
n. large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; army branch in use of large weapons
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n. hole; cavern; hollow area within the body
Exercise
n. breaking of contract or duty; breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
Exercise
n. a change or changes made to the words of a text; revision
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. improper use or handling; misuse


Spelling Word: abuse
Read [Esc] n. object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury; charm


Spelling Word: amulet
Read [Esc] a. causing or fitted to cause dismay or horror; frightful


Spelling Word: appalling
Read [Esc] n. lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy


Spelling Word: attorney
Read [Esc] v. empower; give permission for; sanction


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


Spelling Word: awe
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