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GRE Vocabulary: Basic Level
adorable     Speak
 
(1)
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having fear; afraid, frightened
deserving to be adored; worthy of divine honors
acting in a stealthy, furtive way; gradually growing or persistent
of excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity; characterized by pomp or stately display; ceremonious
insane; mad; wildly or giddily foolish
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assurance     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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arched brick or stone ceiling or roof; burial chamber usually underground
promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt
model; sample; an example regarded as typical of its class
bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow
disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
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cereal     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
large, isolated system of stars, as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities
obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit
quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness
something that holds one back; state of being legally obliged and responsible
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conspiracy     Speak
 
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any thick lump, mass, or cake, especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread
feeling of sickness in stomach by an urge to vomit; strong aversion; disgust
pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
plot; intrigue; agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act
playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
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diabolical     Speak
 
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united or combined into one body; collective; belonging to corporation or incorporated body
isolated; existing, living, or going without others; alone; unaccompanied
lively or energetic; rapid and without delay
tending to vary often or widely, as in price; inconstant or fickle; tending to violence
extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
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drove     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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shallow notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface; exact point or critical moment
praise; commendation; say something to someone that expresses praise
a thick mass or piece, amount
young cat; any young animal of the cat kind
crowd of people in motion; a number of oxen, sheep
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foyer     Speak
 
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n.  
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plan for attaining a particular goal; action calculated to achieve some end
a large entrance or reception room or area
correction; revision
gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
dress; attire; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season
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guarded     Speak
 
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having a temper or disposition to pity; sympathetic; merciful
protected; defended; watched over; supervised
transient; brief; temporary; passing quickly
excessively sensitive; susceptible; having an allergy
easily detected; permitting light to pass through freely
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idle     Speak
 
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easily detected; permitting light to pass through freely
producing corn or grain; furnished with grains of corn; strong, stiff, or hard, like a horn;
barren; infertile; incapable of reproducing; free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
practical or workable; capable of maintaining life; capable of continuing effectiveness
useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; given rest and ease; avoiding work or employment; lazy
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insulin     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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hormone secreted by the isles
target of a hunt; animal hunted or caught for food
temporary worker, as in an office
speculating; examination by eye; intellectual check; business venture in unusual risks, with a chance for large profits
general name applied to various insects
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lump     Speak
 
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n.  
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medical instrument used to inject fluids into body or draw them from body
answer of god; communications, revelations, or messages delivered by god to the prophets
prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms
properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality
a small mass of matter of irregular shape; irregular or shapeless mass; small cube of sugar
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obsolete     Speak
 
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no longer useful; outmoded; antiquated
having a pale or sickly color; unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress
honored; respected; reputed; exerting influence by reason of high status
causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
sexually aroused; full of sexual lust; rude or coarse in manner
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operative     Speak
 
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being in an unrefined or natural state; raw; lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive
shining; very bright; magnificent; brilliant
having power of acting; exerting force, physical or moral; active in the production of effects
causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront
undamaged in any way; integrated; whole
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pneumonia     Speak
 
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n.  
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mixed emotion of reverence, respect, dread, and wonder; fear, as of something evil
application of healing art to mental diseases; a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
inflammation of the lungs
disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
shoulder firearm with a long barrel
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raid     Speak
 
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n.  
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receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
young animal; awkward, rude, ill-mannered boy; a stall for cattle
narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge
automobile; means of conveying; medium
search without warning; surprise attack by a small armed force
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salvation     Speak
 
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n.  
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act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity
small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad, flat head
rent; charter; engage for service under a term of contract
door-keeper; porter; one who has the care of public building or suites of rooms
act of controlling or directing according to rule; prescribed by or according to rule
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sensational     Speak
 
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concerned with religion; worthy of respect or dedication
clearly apparent to understanding; obvious
of precious stone of a rich green color; of a rich green color
arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction
having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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specimen     Speak
 
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n.  
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a sort of very large nail; a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward
model; sample; an example regarded as typical of its class
token of remembrance; memento; something of sentimental value
tract of low or level land producing grass; any field on which grass is grown for hay
a species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie
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thrust     Speak
 
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n.  
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lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
push; force used in pushing ; activity or idea is the main or essential thing it expresses
person with discriminating taste in food and wine
long, straight, narrow cut or opening; slot; pocket
group of trees smaller than a forest; orchard
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twit     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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tempt; entice; lead away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct
compose, perform, or do something with little or no preparation
deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
travel or wander through; cleanse clothes in water
taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults
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