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GRE Vocabulary: Level 3
accentuate     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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emphasize; stress; pronounce with stress or accent; mark with an accent
delay; leave slowly and hesitantly; wait
condemn openly; criticize; make known in a formal manner
write or draw carelessly and in a hurry; doodle; meaningless marks and lines
trouble; disturb; render uneasy; interfere with; vex
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bauble     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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an animal that eats other decaying organic matter; someone who collects things that others have discarded
small, showy ornament of little value; child's plaything or toy
market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East
sickness;a slight but often persistent illness
ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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chink     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality
gap or crack; short, sharp sound; money; cash
ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy
heavy scarf worn around the neck for warmth; part of the exhaust pipe of a car that dampens the noise
feather, especially soft, downy, long, or handsome feather; a token of honor or achievement
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cipher     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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lasting indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal; remaining active throughout all the time
secret code; an Arabic numeral or figure; a number
ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy
ambition; something that you hope to achieve
reparation; getting something back again; restoring something to its original state
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diffuse     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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beat severely; discuss or examine repeatedly; use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from the straw
feed to the full; feed luxuriously; glut; indulge with rich food
dig out of ground; remove from grave
spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse
spread out widely; scatter freely; pour out and cause to spread freely
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dissipate     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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roughly handle someone or something; cause serious physical wounds
condemn openly; criticize; make known in a formal manner
persuade or try to persuade by pleading or flattery; move to or adjust toward the desired end
sharpen, as knife; make more keen; stimulate
spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse
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erosion     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
act of strangling, or the state of being strangled; excessive or abnormal constriction of any kind
corrosion; a gradual decline of something
a larval frog or toad
very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
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foliage     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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an awkward and stupid person; troublemaker, often violent
masses of leaves; a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches
deceptive or false appearance; false notion; deception
fragments; atoms; splintered pieces; bits
humorous short verse; nonsense song or verse
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gull     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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act of two things flowing together; junction or meeting place where two things meet
the mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
maze; the complex structure of interconnecting passages
a larval frog or toad
a subtle or slight degree of difference; a small difference in meaning
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incarcerate     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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imprison; put into jail; shut up or enclose
engage in merrymaking, joking, or teasing
decide upon and express in words;  develop all the details of something
wound seriously; cause permanent loss of function of limb or part of the body
behave arrogantly or pompously; walk with a swaying motion
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lachrymose     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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flowing, as writing letters joined one to another without raising pen; running
not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for
situated down or below; lying beneath, or in the lower part; having a lower position; lower; under;
dull, unimaginative, and commonplace; old-fashioned; stuffy
weeping or inclined to weep; tearful; showing sorrow
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madrigal     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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hugeness in a bad sense; the act of extreme evil or wickedness
payment or expense; output
song for two or three unaccompanied voices; short poem, often about love, suitable for being set to music
goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters; lovely young girl; maiden; peacock butterfly
house in which nuns reside; cloister or convent in which women reside for life, under religious vows
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noxious     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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harmful to living things; injurious to health
being or existing everywhere; omnipresent
marked by prudence and restraint in the use of material resources; limited in quantity; saving; frugal; merciful
unclear; vague; lacking precise limits
of or about the art of healing or treating the diseases of domestic animals
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perch     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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young deer; buck or doe of the first year; young of an animal
a place high up; an elevated place serving as a seat
a lawyer using questionable methods; an unethical lawyer or politician
beginning of something; taking in, as by swallowing; the process of receiving within
sediment settled at the bottom of a liquid; waste or worthless matter
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pseudonym     Speak
 
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n.  
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token; figure on the bow of some sailing vessels
science of God or religion
sediment settled at the bottom of a liquid; waste or worthless matter
lizard that changes color in different situations
pen name; fictitious name used when someone performs a particular social role
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regenerate     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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renew; repair; return to life
get away from by artifice; escape by dexterity; avoid giving a direct answer to
shift to clockwise direction; turn sharply; change direction abruptly
chain; fetter; restraint that confines or restricts freedom
utter or emit low, dull rumbling sounds
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seminary     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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effort; expenditure of much physical work
a tendency to keep together
an abnormal fear of being in narrow or enclosed spaces
school, especially a theological school for the training of priests; school of higher education, especially for girls
stipulated condition; an act of supplying or fitting out; something provided
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sovereignty     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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the power of a country to control its own government
standstill resulting from the opposition of two forces or factions; stalemate
long-legged, swift-running wild cat tamed and used for hunting in India
a vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle; machine in which materials are ground and blended
excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
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subterfuge     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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flag or banner, especially the national flag, carried by ship or a body of soldiers
cause of grief or distress; discomfort or pain
fitness; correct conduct; quality of being proper; appropriateness
insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
pretense; something intended to misrepresent
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ventilate     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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freshen; circulate through and freshen
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
put at a disadvantage; tie up; hamper; prevent the progress
cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
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