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GRE Vocabulary: Level 1
abandon     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
written with or by the hand; not printed; literary or musical composition written with the hand
an action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; maneuver; tactic or strategy
imitation; counterfeit; having a false or misleading appearance
definite summary of what is believed; confession of faith for public use
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attic     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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study of myths; a collection of myths
quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
expression by a deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning; the witty language used to insult
story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
animal or plant living on another
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carve     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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make something by cutting into especially wood or stone; sculpt
tear or be torn violently; criticize or abuse forcefully and violently
crouch or curl up; mass; heap;  crowd or draw together
ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
break apart; cut; divide
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commotion     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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arm; leg; any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
yellowish-brown color; brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun
a fortified defensive structure; permanent army post
young cat; any young animal of the cat kind
disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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cuddle     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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remove from; pull back; break from gathering; retreat; depart
become less intense; sink, or settle from pressure
fold or collapse; bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
lie close or snug; crouch; nestle; embrace closely
purchase back; regain possession of by payment; ransom or rescue from captivity; pay the penalty; make amends for
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ecstatic     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
pestering; vexatious; troublesome; causing irritation or annoyance
pertaining to, or caused by, ecstasy or excessive emotion
selling of goods to consumers
having a delirium; wandering in mind; insane; raving; wild
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foyer     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; worry; annoyance; anxiety.
original work used as a model; original type
a large entrance or reception room or area
inexperienced recruit, especially in the police or armed forces; novice; amateur
something made or done swiftly
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gloss     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
provide an extensive explanation for words or phrases
hide or store away in a secret place
travel or wander through; cleanse clothes in water
gather something together over time; scratch repeatedly
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humiliate     Speak
 
(9)
v.  
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make or pronounce holy; consecrate; make happy
relieve of a burden or of contents; unload; pour forth or release; complete or carry out; give off
touch; feel with the hand; use or hold with the hand; manage in using; deal with
taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
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intervention     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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young dog; pup; doll; puppet
swamp; bog; low lying wetland with grassy vegetation
interference; interfering in some course of events
architectural support or base, as for a column or statue; support or foundation
foolish or stupid person; unlearned, ignorant, or simple person
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limbo     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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a contest between antagonists; contest or fight; a period of time spent in a particular way, as in illness
an imaginary place for lost or neglected things; state of being disregarded or forgotten
mixed emotion of reverence, respect, dread, and wonder; fear, as of something evil
outline; a biographical sketch
protection; exemption from normal legal duties
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nudity     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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inflammation of the liver
the punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution
plot; intrigue; agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act
quality or state of being nude; nakedness.
screenplay; outline or model of an expected sequence of events
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perception     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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search without warning; surprise attack by a small armed force
margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band
boy or young man; waiter; servant; man recently married, or about to be married; the bridegroom
application of healing art to mental diseases; a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
understanding; feeling; effect or product of perceiving
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prescription     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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written instructions from a doctor; written order; an act of establishing official rules, laws, or directions
a loose sleeveless coat worn over outer garments; cloak as a symbol of authority; covering; envelope
intense joy or delight; any overpowering emotion
original work used as a model; original type
the occasion for excessive eating or drinking; complete failure; sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
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radiation     Speak
 
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n.  
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amount or level considered to be average; standard; equality of status, level, or value
device for rotary motion, by handle or arm; bend, turn, or winding, as of a passage; twist or turn in speech
one who carries out legal action, especially criminal proceedings; one who prosecutes any purpose, plan, or business
bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
tiny particles of a radioactive substance that can cause illness or death
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savage     Speak
 
(16)
a. or ad.  
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mobile; easily or conveniently transported
secretive, not openly shown
continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable;
in a state of nature; wild; untamed; uncultivated; inhuman; brutal; not civilized; lacking polish; rude
having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; curved
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siren     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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any of numerous small songbirds with short, stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
improper use or handling; misuse
quality or state of being vain; emptiness; feelings of excessive pride; conceit
an electronic device producing a similar sound as a signal or warning; something insidious or deceptive; mermaid
a small simple building, or a small simple structure in a building, often rounded in shape
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stitch     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb
solicit in love; court solicitously; invite with importunity; make love
acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
sew; knit; fasten or join with or as if with thread
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touchy     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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owning or mastering something; calm; collected; obsessed
undamaged in any way; integrated; a whole
tending to take offense with slight cause; oversensitive; requiring special tact or skill in handling
shy and reserved; modest
not moral; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked; unjust; dishonest
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warfare     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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clients of professional person; the body of customers or patrons
military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies
brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression
a loop formed in a rope using a slipknot so that it binds tighter as the rope is pulled; trap
any thick lump, mass, or cake, especially a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread
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