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shard piece of broken earthenware
sheath cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool
shrewd astute showing sound judgement
shrill sharp piercing
shun keep away from avoid
shunt
send from one track to another lay aside
evade discussion
sidestep step to one side
simper (give a) silly/self-conscious smile
sinuous winding undulating serpentine
skiff small boat
skit short piece of humorous writing
slack sluggish dull not tight
slake to assuage to satisfy allay
slate king of blue-grey stone propose criticize
sluggard lazy slow-moving person
slur join sounds/words (indistinct)
smolder burn slowly without flame
snare trap
snub treat with contempt
soar rise fly high
sober self-controlled
sobriety quality or condition of being sober
sodden soaked saturated
soggy heavy with water
solvent of the power of forming a solution
somatic of the body

soot black powder in smoke
sophisticated complex subtle refined
sophistry fallacious reasoning faulty logic
sophomoric
self-assured though immature affected
bombastic overblown
soporific producing sleep
sordid wretched comfortless contemptible
spear weapon with a metal point on a long shaft
specious illogical of questionable truth or merit
splenetic bad-tempered irritable
splice join (two ends)
sponge
porous rubber for washing live at once
expense
spurious FALSE counterfeit
spurn have nothing to do reject or refuse
squalid foul filthy
squander spend wastefully
squat crouch/settle without permission
stanch to stop the flow of a fluid
steeply rising or falling sharply
stentorian extremely loud and powerful
stickler
person who insists on importance of
something
stigma mark of shame or disgrace
stigmatize describe smb scornfully
sting something sharp
stingy spending using unwillingly

stint to be thrifty to set limits
stipple paint with dots
stipulate
state or put forward as a necessary
condition
stolid showing no emotion impassive
stray wander lose one's way
streak long thin move very fast
striated striped grooved or banded
stride walk with long steps
strut a supporting bar
stygian hence dark gloomy
stymie to hinder obstruct or block
subdue overcome bring under control
sublime extreme astounding
submerge put under water liquid sink out of sight
suborn
induce by bribery or something to commit
perjury
subpoena
written order requiring a person to appear
in a low court
substantiation giving facts to support (statement)
subsume include under a rule
succor assistance relief in time of distress
suffice be enough
suffocate cause or have difficulty in breathing
sullied to be stained or discredited
summarily briefly without delay
sumptuous magnificent

sundry various miscellaneous separate
supercilious disdainful characterized by haughty scorn
superfluous more then is needed or wanted
superimpose put something on the top
supersede take the place of
supine lying on the back slow to act passive
suppliant asking humbly beseeching
supplicate make a humble petition to
suppress prevent from being known put an end to
surcharge additional load/charge
surfeit satiate feed to fulness or to excess
susceptibility sensitiveness
swerve change direction suddenly
sycophant
person who flatter to the rich and
powerful
synopsis summary or outline
taciturn untalkative silent
tadpole form of a frog when it leaves the egg
talon claw of a bird of prey
tamp tap or drive down by repeated light blows
tamper interfere with
tangential suddenly changeable
tarnished lost brightness
tassel bunch of threads
taunt contemptuous reproach hurtful remark
taut tightly stretched
tautology a repetition a redundancy

tawdry cheap gaudy showy tacky
teetotal oppose to alcohol
telltale That gives warning or information
temerity boldness brashness intrepidness
temperance
abstinence from alcohol self-control
moderation
temperate showing self-control
tenacity
firmness persistency adhesiveness tending
to hang on
tenuous insubstantial flimsy weak
tepid lukewarm
terse brief and to the point
testiness witness/evidence
thrift care economy thriving prosperous
thwart obstruct/frustrate
timid shy easily frightened
timorous fearful timid afraid
toady obsequious flatterer
tonic something giving strength or energy
topple be unsteady and overturn
torment severe pain or suffering
torpid sleeping sluggish lethargic dormant
torque twisting force causing rotation
tortuous devious/not straightforward
tout
person who worries others to buy
something to use his service
tractable easily controlled or guided

transgress break go beyond (a limit)
transient temporary fleeting
transitory brief
travesty parody/imitation
trenchant
forceful effective vigorous extremely
perceptive incisive
trepidation alarm excited state of mind
trickle flow in drops
trifling unimportant
trite not new
truce (agreement) stop of fighting for a time
truculence aggressiveness ferocity
trudge walk heavily
turbid muddy having the sediment stirred up
turbulence being uncontrolled violent
turgid excessively ornate swollen or bloated
turmoil trouble disturbance
turpitude wickedness shamefulness
turquoise greenish-blue precious stone
tyro tiro beginner
ubiquitous present everywhere
ulterior situated beyond
umbrage offense resentment
uncouth rough awkward
underbid make a lower bid then smb else
undermine
weaken gradually at the base make
something under

undulate to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate
unearth discover and bring to light
unencumbered easy-going trifle
unfeigned not pretended sincere
unscathed unharmed unhurt
untoward unfortunate inconvenient
upbraid scold reproach
urbane elegant refined in manners
vacillation being uncertain hesitating
vagary strange act or idea
vain without use result conceited
valiant brave
valorous brave
vanquish conquer
variegate To mark with different shade or colors
veer change direction
venal ready to do something dishonest
veneer
surface appearance covering the TRUE
nature
veneration regard with deep respect
veracity truth
verdant fresh and green
verisimilitude appearing TRUE or real
veritable real rightly named
verve spirit vigor enthusiasm
vestige trace or sign
vex annoy distress trouble


vigilance
watchfulness self-appointed group who
maintain order
vigilant member of a vigilance committee
vigorous strong energetic
vilify slander say evil things
vindictive having a desire to revenge
virago a loud domineering woman a scold or nag
visceral of the internal organs of the body
viscous sticky/semi-fluid
vitiate lower the quality weaken the strength
vituperate curse abuse in words
vivacious lively high-spirited
volatile
changeable inconstant fickle unstable
explosive
volubility
fluency verbosity easy use of spoken
language
voluble fluent
waffle talk vaguely and without much result
waft
scent waving movement carry lightly
through
wag merry person
warmonger person who stirs up war
warrant authority written order guarantee
wean to turn away (from a habit)
weigh measure hoe heavy something is
welter turmoil a bewildering jumble
wend to go proceed


whimsical full of odd and fanciful ideas
wince show bodily or mental pain
woo try to win
writ written order
xenophile (zenuh-
fahyl)
a person who is attracted to foreign
peoples, cultures, or customs
yarn tale story fibers for knitting
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Re: VERY IMP AND HELPFUL--GRE WORD LIST - September 25th, 2008

Hi Navin,

There are many word lists which can also be freely downloaded as pdf in this learning resource - grevocabulary.org
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Re: VERY IMP AND HELPFUL--GRE WORD LIST - January 22nd, 2016

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THE FOLLOWING ARE WORD LIST WID THEIR MEANINGS.....THESE WORDS ARE WIDELY USED AND RECOGNIZED IN GRE TEST......COLLECTED FROM SOURCES AND BOOKS.......HOPE IT PROVES HELPFUL TO U ALL.....
Hi navin, thanks for sharing the list. Well, i have also got list of more than 1000 words and i am uploading here. Please check and i am sure it would be helpful and useful for GRE preparation.
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