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GRE Vocabulary: Basic Level
acquired     Speak
 
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fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance
beyond or outside of immediate interest; coming at a subsequent time or stage
lively or energetic; rapid and without delay
developed post-birth; not congenital; gotten through environmental forces
barren; infertile; incapable of reproducing; free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
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badge     Speak
 
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distinctive mark, token, or sign worn on the person
emotional wound or shock having long-lasting effects; serious injury to the body
examination of dead body; post-mortem
promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt
arm; leg; any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
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cavalry     Speak
 
(3)
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activity or gift that benefits the public at large
distant view , especially through an opening, as between buildings or trees; outlook
part of military force which serves on horseback
beverage made from juice pressed from apples
journey organized for a particular purpose
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convertible     Speak
 
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naked; unclothed; undraped; as, a nude statue.
obligatory; required or commanded by authority
of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
penniless, without any money; financially ruined
capable of being converted; susceptible of change; transmutable; transformable
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deed     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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something that is carried out; act or action; feat or exploit
persistently annoying person; organism that injures livestock or crops
amphibious rodent about two feet in length; fur of the beaver; tall hat, originally made from beaver fur
contest; sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
person who inherits some title or office
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drove     Speak
 
(6)
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legend; fable; a traditional story accepted as history
solemn declaration or affirmation; something that serves as evidence
crowd of people in motion; a number of oxen, sheep
act of tempting, or enticing to evil; seduction
traveler; one who travels far, or in strange lands, to visit some holy place or shrine as a devotee
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fraction     Speak
 
(7)
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case or box, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint; sacred place, as altar or tomb
shoulder firearm with a long barrel
segment; fragment; a small proportion of
branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children and the treatment of their diseases
vehement or urgent desire; longing for; consuming desire; yearning
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grind     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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make silent or quiet; keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of
crush; scrape; reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
introduce; show someone to their seats
go through an area in search of prey; pursue; walk with a stiff or angry gait; move threateningly
bound or obliged in law or equity
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host     Speak
 
(9)
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one that generates, especially converts mechanical energy into electrical energy; apparatus that generates vapor
implied comparison; one thing conceived as representing another; symbol
punishment established by law or authority for a crime or offense; fine
great number; person entertaining guests
amount or level considered to be average; standard; equality of status, level, or value
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jog     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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penetrate or puncture by a sharp and slender thing
run or ride at a steady slow trot; give a push or shake to
fasten or catch temporarily with or as if with a loop, hook, or noose; move interruptedly or with jerks or steps
license; authorize; hold under a lease or rental agreement of goods and services
justify; authorize; guarantee or attest to quality
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massacre     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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garbage; rubbish; worthless or discarded material or objects
killing of a considerable number of human beings under circumstances of atrocity or cruelty
youth; adolescent; not fully grown or developed
a thick mass or piece, amount
act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
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notorious     Speak
 
(12)
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broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
faultless; incapable of sin or wrongdoing
transient; brief; temporary; passing quickly
disreputable; known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous
seek revenge or intended for revenge; showing malicious will
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perception     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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quality or condition of being humble; low estimate of one's self; self-abasement
understanding; feeling; effect or product of perceiving
close relationship, connection, or link; secret love affair
change something into another form; transform
act of establishing; ratifying or ordaining; settlement; arranged order or system, especially a legal code
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preoccupied     Speak
 
(14)
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not qualified in legal terms; inadequate for or unsuited to a particular purpose or application
absorbed in thought; engrossed; excessively concerned with something; formerly occupied
exhibiting disordered of mind; deranged in mind; very foolish
insane; mad; wildly or giddily foolish
intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
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reckless     Speak
 
(15)
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disturbed; excited; expressing agitation
vigorous in body; strong; powerful; performed with valor or bravery; heroic
headstrong; rash; indifferent to or disregardful of consequences
thankful; appreciative of benefits received
pertaining to passionate love; tending to arouse sexual desire
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sap     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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pursue for the purpose of killing or taking; hunt; follow as if to catch
find or declare guilty
bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
diminish; undermine the foundations; dig
go through an area in search of prey; pursue; walk with a stiff or angry gait; move threateningly
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sober     Speak
 
(17)
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
having lost freshness; lacking originality or spontaneity
causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
attractive; capable of arousing interest or curiosity; engaging
not extreme; marked by seriousness or gravity; not affected by use of drugs; self-restraint
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splendid     Speak
 
(18)
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tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize
kindly; favorable; not malignant
beyond or outside of immediate interest; coming at a subsequent time or stage
shining; very bright; magnificent; brilliant
naked; unclothed; undraped; as, a nude statue.
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temper     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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cut or chop with repeated blows; break up the surface of; gain access to computer illegally or without authorization
moderate; tone down or restrain; bring to a desired consistency; adjust finely
diminish; undermine the foundations; dig
soak; make thoroughly wet
trespass; enter as an uninvited person
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ultimate     Speak
 
(20)
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skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
interchangeable; comparable; equal, as in value, force, or meaning
final; being the last or concluding; fundamental; elemental; extreme
confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
impartial; not supporting one side over another
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