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GRE - Hit Parade Group 1 (Princeton Review)
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abscond vi.

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to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide

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aberrant adj.

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deviating from the norm


n.: aberration

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alacrity n.

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eager and enthusiastic willingness

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approbation n.

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an expression of approval or praise

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austere adj.

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without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic


n.: austerity

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capricious adj.

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inclined to change one’s mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable

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censure vt.

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to criticize severely; to officially rebuke

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chicanery n.

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trickery or subterfuge

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disabuse vt.

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to undeceive; to set right

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discordant adj.

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conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound

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disparate adj.

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fundamentally distinct or dissimilar

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effrontery n.

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extreme boldness; presumptuousness

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enervate vt.

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to weaken; to reduce in vitality

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ennui n.

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dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy

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erudite adj.

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very learned; scholarly


n.: erudition

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exculpate vt.

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exonerate; to clear of blame

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exigent adj.

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urgent, pressing; requiring immediate action or attention

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extemporaneous adj.

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improvised; done without preparation

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filibuster n.

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intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action


also: vt. or vi.

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fulminate vt.

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to loudly attack or denounce

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ingenuous adj.

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artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication

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inured adj.

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accustomed to accepting sth undesirable

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irascible adj.

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easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts

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nascent adj.

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coming into being; in early developmental stages

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neologism n.

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a new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses

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obviate vt.

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to anticipate and make unnecessary

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paean n.

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a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving

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perfidy n.

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intentional breach of faith; treachery


adj.: perfidious

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perfunctory adj.

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cursory; done without care or interest

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perspicacious adj.

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acutely perceptive; having keen discernment


n.: perspicacity

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prattle vi.

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to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner


also n.

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precipitate adj.

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acting with excessive haste or impulse

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precipitate vt.

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to cause or happen before anticipated or required

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predilection n.

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a disposition in favor of sth; preference

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prescience n.

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foreknowledge of events; knowing of events prior to their occurring


adj.: prescient

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prevaricate vi.

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to deliberately avoid the truth; to mislead

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recant vt.

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to retract, esp. a previously held belief

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relegate vt.

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to forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or position

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reticent adj.

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quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings

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solicitous adj.

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concerned and attentive; eager

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sordid adj.

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characterized by filth, grime, or squalor; foul

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stymie vt.

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to block; to thwart

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tortuous adj.

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winding, twisting; excessively complicated

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truculent adj.

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fierce and cruel; eager to fight

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veracity n.

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truthfulness, honesty

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virulent adj.

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extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic

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voracious adj.

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having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous

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