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GRE Vocabulary: Basic Level
ankle     Speak
 
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n.  
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joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
something that is hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind; dim, confused appearance; moral stain or blot
sign or memorial of victory raised on the field of battle; any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest
barrel or cask for liquor; enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals
particulars; details; something particularly fitted to a use or purpose
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bout     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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long, thin, sharp implement usually for piercing such as sewing, or knitting
something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward
contest between antagonists; contest or fight; a period of time spent in a particular way, as in illness
difficult or unusual or dangerous feat usually done to gain attention
manners; rules governing socially acceptable behavior
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chubby     Speak
 
(3)
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very intense or extreme; intensely painful; agonizing
not permanent; not lasting
moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary; commonplace
of a person, slightly overweight, somewhat fat and hence soft; rounded and plump
relating to practice of psychiatry, a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
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conjure     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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uphold; retain; maintain in safety from injury, peril, or harm
license; authorize; hold under a lease or rental agreement of goods and services
admit as valid; keep in existence; lengthen or extend in duration or space
call on or summon by sacred name or in solemn manner; implore earnestly; practice magical arts
relieve of a burden or of contents; unload; pour forth or release; complete or carry out; give off
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debut     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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soiled or discolored; symbol of disgrace or infamy; natural spot of a color different from the gound
beginning or first attempt; first appearance before the public
animal that lives by preying on other animals; person who robs or exploits others
small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper
person who inherits some title or office
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dose     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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act of obstructing; any structure that makes progress difficult
one who makes great sacrifices or suffers to further belief or principle; one who endures great suffering
quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
something resembling a pool of liquid; a small body of standing water
an amount of time
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fertility     Speak
 
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n.  
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foam; dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic; fantastic or impracticable idea or belief
act of rehearsing; exercise or practice to prepare for a public performance
state or quality of being fertile or fruitful; fruitfulness; productiveness
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
big storm; severe tropical cyclone
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herd     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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deal; communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved
medicine to counteract a poison or disease; agent that relieves or counteracts
flock; crowd; group of cattle or other domestic animals
act of searching for something
model; sample; an example regarded as typical of its class
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incompetent     Speak
 
(9)
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sound as if echoing in a empty space; void; vain; not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
attractive; charming
not qualified in legal terms; inadequate for or unsuited to a particular purpose or application
relating to injury caused by violence; adapted to cure of wounds; vulnerary
famous; well-known; having illustrious past
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invincible     Speak
 
(10)
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incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable
arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
crushing, also, slashing; dashing; wonderful, very good or impressive
of precious stone of a rich green color; of a rich green color
honored; respected; reputed; exerting influence by reason of high status
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loft     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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elevation; room or space under a roof and above ceiling of the uppermost story; floor placed above another
a sort of very large nail; a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward
small branch or division of a branch
feeling; perception associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition
contest between antagonists; contest or fight; a period of time spent in a particular way, as in illness
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metaphor     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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implied comparison; one thing conceived as representing another; symbol
small stream, often a shallow tributary to a river; brook
false testimony while under oath; breach of an oath or promise
state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face; clash of opinions and ideas
written order to require appearance in court to give testimony
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patio     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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animal that lives by preying on other animals; person who robs or exploits others
a thick mass or piece, amount
man who affects extreme elegance in clothes and manners; something very good or agreeable
havoc; event that completely destroys something
paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation
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priority     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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sleeping place partitioned off from a large dormitory; small compartment, as for work or study
deal; communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved
explosive substance consisting of nitroglycerin
inflammation of the lungs
preceding in time, importance, or urgency
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psychotic     Speak
 
(15)
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not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
not yet decided or settled; awaiting conclusion or confirmation
sexually aroused; full of sexual lust; rude or coarse in manner
relating to, or affected by psychosis, or severe mental disorder, sometimes with physical damage to brain
tending or leaning toward; bent; having preference or tendency
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residue     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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one whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; one who prepares stone for building purposes
confederate; partner; collaborator
protection; exemption from normal legal duties
remainder of something after removal of parts or a part; balance
plowshare; short stocking reaching a point between ankle and knee; hard blow or punch; comic drama
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sling     Speak
 
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n.  
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a piece of cloth; small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
weapon consisting of a looped strap in which stone is whirled; looped rope or strap for supporting or hoisting something
instance that does not conform to a rule
place or condition suggestive of hell, especially with respect to human suffering or death
partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness
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succubus     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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examination of dead body; post-mortem
preceding in time, importance, or urgency
female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps; evil spirit
meeting at a prearranged time and place; popular gathering place; prearranged meeting point for troops or ships
Japanese art of self-defense in which sharp blows and kicks are administered to pressure-sensitive points on body of opponent
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trim     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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give to understand; imply as a possibility; make known subtly and indirectly
worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection
melt, such as snow and ice; defrost; warm weather following a freeze
clip; cut down to the desired size or shape
drink or imbibe in small quantities; take in with lips in small quantities, as liquid; draw into the mouth; suck up
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veal     Speak
 
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n.  
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distinctive odor that is pleasant; fragrance; perfume
flesh of a calf when killed and used for food
various species of small carnivores belonging to the genus Putorius; devious or sneaky person or animal
act of causing anger, displeasure, or affront; transgression of law; attacking or assaulting
incentive; psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
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