GRE MOST FREQUENT WORDS:
1) Abate- subside or moderate
2) Aberrant- abnormal
3) Abeyance- suspended action.
4) Abscond- depart secretly and hide.
5) Abstemious- sparing in eating and drinking.
6) Admonish- warn, reprove.
7) Adulterate- make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances.
8) Aesthetic- artistic, dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful.
9) Aggregate- gather, accumulate.
10) Alacrity- cheerful promptness, eagerness.
11) Alleviate- relieve.
12) Amalgamate- combine, unite in one body.
13) Ambiguous- unclear or doubtful in meaning.
14) Ambivalence- the state of having ...view middle of the document...
7) Burgeon- grow forth, sent out buds.
8) Burnish- makes shinning by rubbing, polish.
9) Buttress- support, prop up.
1) Cacophonous- discordant, inharmonious.
2) Capricious- unpredictable, fickle.
3) Castigation- punishment, severe criticism.
4) Catalyst- agent that influences the pace of chemical reaction while it remains unaffected and unchanged, person or thing that causes action.
5) Caustic- burning, sarcastically biting.
6) Chicanery- trickery, deception.
7) Coagulate- thicken, clot, congeal.
8) Coda- concluding section of a musical or literary composition, something that rounds out, summarizes, or concludes.
9) Cogent- convincing.
10) Commensurate- corresponding in extent, degree, amount etc. proportionate.
11) Compendium- brief, comprehensive summary.
12) Complaisant- trying to please, overly polite, obliging.
13) Compliant- yielding, conforming to requirements.
14) Conciliatory- reconciling, soothing.
15) Condone- overlook, forgive, give tacit approval, excuse.
16) Confound- confuse, puzzle.
17) Connoisseur- person competent to act as judge.
18) Contention- claim, thesis.
19) Contentious- quarrelsome.
20) Contrite- penitent.
21) Conundrum- riddle, difficult problem.
22) Converge- approach, tend to meet, come together.
23) Convoluted- coiled around, involved, intricate.
24) Craven- cowardly.
1) Daunt- intimidate, frighten.
2) Decorum- propriety, orderliness and good taste in manners.
3) Default- failure to act.
4) Deference- courteous regard for another’s wish.
5) Delineate- portray, depict, sketch.
6) Denigrate- blacken.
7) Deride- ridicule, make fun of.
8) Derivative- unoriginal, obtained from another source.
9) Desiccate- dry up.
10) Desultory- aimless, haphazard.
11) Deterrent- something that discourages hindrance.
12) Diatribe- bitter scolding, invective.
13) Dichotomy- split, branching into parts.
15) Diffuse- wordy, rambling, spread out.
16) Digression- wandering away from the subject.
17) Dirge- lament with music.
18) Disabuse- correct a false impression, undeceive.
19) Discerning- mentally quick and observant, having insight.
20) Discordant- not harmonious, conflicting.
21) Discredit- defames, destroy confidence in, disbelieve.
22) Discrepancy- lack of consistency, difference.
23) Discrete- separate, unconnected, consisted of distinct parts.
24) Disingenuous- lacking genuine candor, insincere.
25) Disinterested- unprejudiced.
26) Disjointed- lacking coherence, separated at the joints.
27) Dismiss- eliminate from consideration, reject.
28) Disparage- belittle.
29) Disparate- basically different, unrelated.
30) Dissemble- disguise, pretend.
31) Disseminate- distribute, spread, scatter.
32) Dissolution- disintegration, looseness in morals.