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GRE Kaplan (D-I)

Terms

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insuperable
insurmountable, unconquerable
forswear
to repudiate, renounce, disclaim, reject
incendiary
combustible, flammable, burning easily
emollient
having soothing qualities, esp. for skin
germinate
to begin to grow (as in a seed or idea)
denigrate
to slur or blacken someone's reputation
facetious
witty in an inappropriate way
hermetic
tightly sealed
deluge
flood
dither
to move or act confusedly without clear purpose
inculpate
to blame charge with a crime
interlocutor
someone taking part in a dialogue
demagogue
leader or rabble-rouser who usually uses appeals to emotion or prejudice
endemic
belonging to a particular area, inherent
flaccid
limp, flabby, weak
gainsay
to deny
intimation
clue, suggestion
ingratiate
to bring oneself purposely into another's good graces
evince
to show clearly, display, signify
expatiate
to wander to discuss or describe at length
gauche
crude, socially awkward
inveterate
confirmed, long-standing, deeply rooted
deleterious
harmful, destructive, detrimental
filch
to steal
dictum
authoritative statement; popular saying
internecine
deadly to both sides
fracas
noisy dispute
inert
unable to move, tending to inactivity
fulsome
excessive, overdone, sickeningly abundant
imbue
to infuse; due; wet; moisten
diaphanous
allowing light to show through delicate
indolent
habitually lazy, idle
ignominious
disgraceful and dishonorable
encomium
warm praise
fecund
fertile, fruitful, productive
diluvial
relating to a flood
intrinsic
inherent, internal
imperious
arrogantly self-assured, domineering, overbearing
effulgent
brilliantly shining
ilk
type or kind
ingenious
original, clever, inventive
incarnate
having bodily form
droll
amusing in a wry, subtle way
discomfit
to cause perplexity and embarrassment
expiate
to atone for, make amends for
fulminate
to explode with anger
fractious
unruly, rebellious
diurnal
daily
impromptu
spontaneous, without rehearsal
itinerant
wandering from place to place, unsettled
exorcise
to expel evil spirits
declivity
downward slope
inculcate
to teach; impress in the mind
gustatory
relating to sense of taste
indefatigable
never tired
ersatz
fake
foliate
to grow, sprout leaves
interloper
trespasser; meddler in others' affairs
impecunious
poor, having no money
heretical
opposed to an established religious orthodoxy
gratuitous
free, voluntary; unnecessary and unjustified
hoary
very old; whitish or gray from age
fealty
intense loyalty
interdict
to forbid, prohibit
hegemony
leadership, domination, usually by a country
gibe
to make heckling, taunting remarks
epitome
representative of an entire group; summary
harangue
a pompous speech
doughty
courageous
gnostic
having to do with knowledge
idiosyncrasy
peculiarity of temperament, eccentricity
insidious
sly, treacherous, devious
hackneyed
worn out by over-use
frenetic
wildly frantic, frenzied, hectic
impugn
to call into question, attack verbally
descry
to discover or reveal
ebullient
exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits
didactic
excessively instructive
epicure
person with refined taste in food and wine
dolor
sadness
gambol
to dance or skip around playfully
egregious
conspicuously bad
glib
fluent in an insincere manner; offhand, causal
intrepid
fearless
expunge
to erase, eliminate completely
husband
to farm; manage carefully and thriftily
ennui
boredom, lack of interest and energy
effluvia
outpouring of gases or vapors
eschew
to abstain from, avoid
inure
to harden, accustom become used to
extemporaneous
unrehearsed, on the spur of the moment
doctrinaire
rigidly devoted to theories
impolitic
unwise
ingress
entrance
fatuous
stupid smugly foolish; unconsciously foolish
furtive
secret, stealthy
diminutive
small
extol
to praise
illusory
unreal, deceptive
fey
doomed
extrapolate
to estimate
expurgate
to censor
fetid
foul-smelling, putrid
dyspeptic
suffering from indigestion gloomy and irritable
interstice
a space between things
infallible
incapable of making a mistake
invidious
likely to provoke ill will, offensive
indubitable
unquestionable
filial
appropriate for a child
innuendo
indirect and subtle criticism, insinuation
interpolate
to insert; change by adding new words or material
indigent
very poor
emend
to correct a text
grandiloquence
pompous talk, fancy but meaningless language
distaff
the female branch of a family

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