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Magoosh GRE Words (Common Words) Unfamiliar Words Venerate maintain betray demur Meaning verb: to respect deeply

verb: to assert verb: to reveal or make known something, usually unintentionally verb: to object or show reluctance verb: to clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof adjective: restless noun: the condition of being susceptible to bribes or corruption adjective: to be legally competent or capable , verb: to make less severe; to limit (a statement) adjective: spending money recklessly or wastefully noun: someone who spends money recklessly or wastefully adjective: not spending much money (but spending wisely) verb: to reprimand harshly adjective: extremely frugal; miserly adjective: truthful noun: a mixture of multiple things adjective: lacking verb: to excite or inspire (someone) to action adjective: still in existence (usually refers to documents). verb: to reproach; to scold verb: to suggest something subtly adjective: favorable, the opposite of sinister verb: to express strong disapproval Bangla Meaning Mnemonics

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vindicate restive venality


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profligate frugal chastise parsimonious veracious amalgam wanting galvanize extant upbraid intimate auspicious censure

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equivocal prevaricate

adjective: confusing or ambiguous verb: to speak in an evasive way

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prodigal impertinent acrimony amorphous undermine aberration amenable galvanize cryptic culminate rustic concede entrenched

adjective: rashly extravagant



adjective: being disrespectful; improperly forward or bold noun: bitterness and ill will adjective: shapeless adjective: to weaken (usually paired with an abstract term) noun: a deviation from what is normal or expected adjective: easily persuaded verb: to excite or inspire (someone) to action adjective: mysterious usually intentionally or vague,

verb: reach the highest or most decisive point adjective: characteristic of rural life; awkwardly simple and provincial verb: acknowledge defeat, surrender adjective: fixed firmly or securely adjective: expecting unquestioning obedience; characteristic of an absolute ruler noun: an act of deliberate betrayal; a breach of a trust adjective: reluctant to draw attention to yourself; temperamentally disinclined to talk adjective: improperly forward or bold adjective: characterized by good taste in manners and conduct noun: one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature noun: the trait of being rude and impertinent, noun: feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will adjective: relating to the pleasant aspects of the country

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dictatorial perfidy

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reticent impudent decorous



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gall bucolic

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gossamer lambast chortle superfluous preclude conspicuous glut culpability deferential frivolous germane volubility

adjective: characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy verb: criticize severely or angrily verb: to chuckle, laugh merrily adjective: serving no purpose

useful or

verb: keep from happening arising; make impossible

adjective: without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious noun: an excessive supply noun: a state of guilt adjective: showing respect adjective: not serious in content or attitude or behavior adjective: relevant and appropriate noun: the quality of talking or writing easily and continuously adjective: conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry adjective: occurring by happy chance; having no cause or apparent cause noun: an act of deliberate betrayal; a breach of a trust noun: the power to foresee the future adjective: impossible to stop or prevent adjective: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions adjective: relevant and appropriate verb: reason by establish by deduction deduction;



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fortuitous perfidy prescience inexorable

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incisive germane derive

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vehement vilify refractory delineate avaricious

adjective: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions verb: spread negative information about adjective: stubbornly resistant to authority or control verb: describe in detail adjective: excessively greedy

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abstain spurious elucidate supplant disaffected travesty staunch circumvent

verb: choose not to consume or take part in (particularly something enjoyable) adjective: plausible but false verb: make clearer and easier to understand verb: take the place or move into the position of adjective: discontented as toward authority noun: an absurd presentation of something; a mockery adjective: firm and especially in loyalty dependable

verb: cleverly find a way out of one's duties or obligations adjective: characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude) adjective: being essentially equal to something adjective: admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion adjective: full of high-spirited delight because of triumph or success adjective: standing above others in quality or position verb: place side by side adjective: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy adjective: stubbornly unyielding verb: contain or include adjective: not inclined towards physical exertion or effort; slow and relaxed noun: distinctive and stylish elegance adjective: marked by or showing hopelessness

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precocious tantamount



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jubilant eminent juxtapose

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haughty tenacious subsume

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languid panache forlorn

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contrive ignoble petulant exacting blatant laudable contingent exalt myopic refute

verb: to pull off a plan or scheme, usually through skill or trickery adjective: dishonorable adjective: easily irritated or annoyed adjective: requiring and demanding accuracy adjective: without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious adjective: worthy of high praise noun: a gathering of persons representative of some larger group verb: praise or glorify adjective: lacking imagination foresight or

verb: prove to be false or incorrect adjective: marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects adjective: serving to warn; expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective adjective: not clearly understood or expressed adjective: available when required or as promised adjective: unwilling to change one's beliefs or course of action adjective: in abundant supply adjective: refusing to change one's mind verb: interpreted in a particular way adjective: inducing mental lethargy; sleep inducing verb: pronounce criminal charges not guilty of



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admonitory opaque forthcoming intransigent copious adamant construe soporific exonerate temperance incorrigible unscrupulous espouse

noun: the trait of avoiding excesses adjective: impervious to correction by punishment adjective: without scruples or principles verb: to adopt or support an idea or cause

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expound apocryphal

verb: add details or explanation; clarify the meaning; state in depth adjective: being of questionable authenticity adjective: lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands adjective: extremely hungry; devouring or craving food in great quantities adjective: sharply contrasted character or purpose in



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ravenous antithetical ostracize pedestrian

verb: exclude from a community or group adjective: lacking imagination verb: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action adjective: not easily understood; unfathomable adjective: readily reacting to suggestions and influences; easily managed (controlled or taught or molded) noun: an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge adjective: moderated in effect adjective: habitually reserved and uncommunicative adjective: in opposition to a civil authority or government adjective: emotionally touching adjective: incapable retracted or revoked of being

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vacillate inscrutable



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dilettante tempered taciturn subversive poignant irrevocable accolade insolent brazen sporadic arbitrary circumscribe

noun: an award or praise granted as a special honor adjective: rude and arrogant adjective: unrestrained convention or propriety by

adjective: recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances adjective: based on groundless decision verb: restrict or confine a random,



adjective: requiring mysterious knowledge





adjective: marked by great carelessness; dependent upon or characterized by chance noun: a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes adjective: charming in a childlike or naive way adjective: characterized by extreme care and great effort adjective: hostile (usually describes conditions or environments) adjective: done with very great haste and without due deliberation adjective: so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe noun: a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage adjective: rising again as to new life and vigor noun: a large indefinite number adjective: overly concerned with details; fussy adjective: not wise adjective: troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances adjective: clumsy verb: reduce the something length of

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constituent winsome scrupulous inimical precipitous prodigious

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sycophant resurgent myriad fastidious imprudent harried maladroit truncate

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edifying specious askance dispassionate

adjective: enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement adjective: based on deceptively pleasing pretense;

adverb: with a look of suspicion or disapproval adjective: unaffected emotion or prejudice by strong



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contrition pejorative duress efficacious reproach

adjective: timid by nature or revealing fear and nervousness noun: the feeling of remorse or guilt that comes from doing something bad adjective: expressing disapproval (usu. refers to a term) noun: compulsory force or threat adjective: producing the intended result verb: to express criticism towards noun: a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) adjective: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures adjective: wasting time adjective: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society noun: wealth as sumptuous living evidenced by

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flux stringent dilatory

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indecorous opulence transient misconstrue banality nonplussed nuance

adjective: lasting a very short time verb: interpret in the wrong way noun: a trite or obvious remark verb: unsure how to act or respond noun: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude