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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:
bacon   Pronounce
n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
They built a fire against the side of a great log and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for supper.
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bait   Pronounce
v. harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap
The school bully will bait the smaller children, terrorizing them.
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ballroom   Pronounce
n. large room used mainly for dancing
Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Toronto offers ballrooms and Latin dancing lessons, including waltz, tango, and other popular dances.
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bankrupt   Pronounce
a. penniless, without any money; financially ruined
But opposition leaders say he's morally bankrupt and must now step down.
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barb   Pronounce
n. sharp projection from fishhook; openly cutting remark
If you were a politician, would you prefer being caught on the barb of a fishhook?
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barge   Pronounce
n. flatboat; long, large boat for transporting freight that is unpowered and towed or pushed by other craft
Another barge with fresh water from the U.S. military arrived at the site Friday to assist in the cooling operations.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
accomplice  Speak
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n. breaking of contract or duty; breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
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a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
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n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
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a. excessively sensitive; susceptible; having an allergy
aggressive  Speak
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a. closely and firmly united or packed together; briefly giving a gist of something
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n. sofa; arrange or dispose as in a bed
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a. making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to spread quickly
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n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
appealing  Speak
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a. attractive or interesting; charming
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n. short, thick, heavy piece of wood; stupid or foolish person
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a. of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
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n. change something into another form; transform
assault  Speak
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a. famous; well-known; having illustrious past
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a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
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n. a violent attack; an onslaught
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n. excellence or eminence; note or mark of difference
authentic  Speak
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v. form or develop in mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
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a. like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
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n. breaking of contract or duty; breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
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a. not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
bolt  Speak
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n. sofa; arrange or dispose as in a bed
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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a. famous; well-known; having illustrious past
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n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion


Spelling Word: allegiance
Read [Esc] n. raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity


Spelling Word: altar
Read [Esc] a. attractive or interesting; charming


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


Spelling Word: authorize
Read [Esc] n. amphibious rodent about two feet in length; fur of the beaver; tall hat, originally made from [___] fur


Spelling Word: beaver
Read [Esc] v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly


Spelling Word: bolt
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