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Glossary of Extra GRE Vocab

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invective
loud censure or accusation
imperiousness
domineering in a haughty way;
ardor
great warmth of feeling; passion, fervor
insensible
incapable of feeling
intransigence
uncompromising; inflexible
laconic
using few words; concise
volubility
fluent; glib; talkative
derisive
contemptuous, mocking
chary
cautious, carful, wary
circumspect
watchful & discreet, cautious, prudent
usary
lending money at high interest
epithet
an abusive or hostile word or phrase
disparage
to belittle or speak slightingly of
intractable
hard to control, stubborn
abet
encourage or assist to do something wrong, in particular
ken
one's range of knowledge or sight
orthogonal
at right angles
afferent
conduction inward, toward somethign
efferent
conducting away from something
proclivities
tendency to do something regularly
rubric
heading on a document; a category

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