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GRE Vocabulary: Basic Level
acquired     Speak
 
(1)
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crowded to capacity; compressed
slightly adhesive or gummy to the touch; sticky; lacking style or good taste; distasteful or offensive
of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront
developed post-birth; not congenital; gotten through environmental forces
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betray     Speak
 
(2)
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correct inconsistencies; become friendly after a quarrel; become compatible or consistent
move or force to get something open; make an uninvited inquiry
admit as valid; keep in existence; lengthen or extend in duration or space
be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly
move off; move or stir slightly; alter a position or attitude
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chap     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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canal; deep furrow or ditch; long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor
state of being held in high esteem; general estimation in which a person is held by the public
crack, as in earth surface; splitting of skin, caused by cold or exposure; one of the jaws or cheeks; man or boy
back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
study of myths; collection of myths
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conceive     Speak
 
(4)
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run away, or escape privately, from place or station to which one is bound by duty; run away with a lover
form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
pierce with a pointed weapon; wound or kill by pointed instrument
be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly
annoy by constant scolding, complaining, or urging
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cuisine     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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criminal who illegally sets fire to property
kitchen or cooking department; food; manner or style of cooking; cookery
chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies
workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
animal that lives by preying on other animals; person who robs or exploits others
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errand     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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short trip taken to perform a specified task; mission; embassy
act of extreme violence or viciousness; offense
raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
payment, usually of an amount fixed by contract
state that is intermediate between extremes
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foyer     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts
shaking or agitation; shock; injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow
any liquid, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice; alcoholic or spirituous fluid
a large entrance or reception room or area
chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies
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hatch     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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rub letters or characters written, engraved, or painted
breed; emerge from the egg
relieve of a burden or of contents; unload; pour forth or release; complete or carry out; give off
uphold; retain; maintain in safety from injury, peril, or harm
constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate
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incompetent     Speak
 
(9)
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not qualified in legal terms; inadequate for or unsuited to a particular purpose or application
notoriously bad; having exceedingly bad reputation
owning or mastering something; calm; collected; obsessed
excellent; flawless; acutely perceptive or discriminating
jammed; stuffed; uncomfortably small or restricted
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lava     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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one who makes great sacrifices or suffers to further belief or principle; one who endures great suffering
hot liquid rock from a volcano that becomes solid as it cools
principal organ of digestion; abdomen or belly; appetite for food; desire, especially for something difficult
state of one who has broken a moral or political law; crime; criminality; offense against right
state or quality of being fertile or fruitful; fruitfulness; productiveness
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mace     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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act of redeeming or condition of having been redeemed; rescue upon payment of ransom
extorting; illegal use of one's official position or powers to obtain property
ceremonial staff borne or displayed as the symbol of authority of a legislative body; heavy fighting club
act of shutting; closing
rent; charter; engage for service under a term of contract
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mural     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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act of causing anger, displeasure, or affront; transgression of law; attacking or assaulting
wall painting; very large image applied directly to a wall or ceiling.
quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together
sovereignty; rule; dominance or widespread influence
change something into another form; transform
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pending     Speak
 
(13)
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closely and firmly united or packed together; briefly giving gist of something
disreputable; known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous
not yet decided or settled; awaiting conclusion or confirmation
thankful; appreciative of benefits received
intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
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pretentious     Speak
 
(14)
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intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
unhappy or irritable, particularly applied to babies and children or adults who are acting childishly
no longer useful; outmoded; antiquated
very small; model that represents something in a greatly reduced size
thankful; appreciative of benefits received
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redemption     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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law enacted by legislature; decree or edict, as of a ruler
detailed account or description of something
going from one state of action to another
adult male chicken
act of redeeming or condition of having been redeemed; rescue upon payment of ransom
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scarf     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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unlikely occurrence; stroke of good luck; accident
flash; sparkle; emit or produce sparks
long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders
healing power or quality; treatment of illness
large basket, used for moving china or similar wares; box or case whose sides are of wooden slats with interspaces
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smug     Speak
 
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studiously neat or nice, especially in dress; spruce; affectedly or conceitedly smart; self-satisfied in any respect
departing from correct or accepted way; misleading; not straightforward
having a buoyant or self-confident air; briskly cheerful; lively or enthusiastic
energetic; vigorously active
capable of destroying; lethal
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stock     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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electronic device producing a similar sound as a signal or warning; something insidious or deceptive; mermaid
keeper; guardian; watchman; officer who keeps or guards
difficult or unusual or dangerous feat usually done to gain attention
certificate for shareholder of corporation; total amount of goods in a shop
a small mass of matter of irregular shape; irregular or shapeless mass; small cube of sugar
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thaw     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill
irritate or torment persistently; wear out; exhaust
melt, such as snow and ice; defrost; warm weather following a freeze
push at, as with a finger or an arm; search or look curiously; proceed in slow or lazy manner; thrust forward
dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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unicorn     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper
articles of food made of paste, or having a crust made of paste, as pies, tarts; place where pastry is made
fabulous animal with one horn
a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
feud in which members of opposing parties murder each other; blood bitter quarrel
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