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GRE word list 1
|become less intense or widespread
|renounce one’s throne
|departing from an accepted standard.
|a state of temporary disuse or suspension
|present to the maximum degree.
|typically dead leaves and ripe fruit
|leave hurriedly and secretly
|indulging only very moderately in something
|the practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something
|extremely bad; appalling.
|growth in size or increase in amount
|accumulate or receive over time
|refusing to be persuaded or to change one’s mind.
|a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.
|poorer in quality by adding another substance
|concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.
|influenced or touched by an external factor.
|a natural liking for and understanding of someone or something.
|to make larger or greater
|a whole formed by combining several separate elements.
|brisk and cheerful readiness.
| medieval chemical philosophy based on
changing metal into gold; a seemingly magical
power or process of transmutation
|diminish or put at rest
|make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe
|a metal made by combining two or more metallic elements
|the quality of being powerfully
|combine or unite to form one organization or structure
|open to more than one interpretation
|the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
|the food of the gods.
|make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
|open and responsive to suggestion
|a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place.
|an ornament or small piece of jewellery thought to give protection against evil, danger, or disease.
|something out of the proper time
|(of a drug) acting to relieve pain.
|comparable in certain respects
|a state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of authority or other controlling systems.
|not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull.
|deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected.
|a thing that existed before or logically precedes another.
|of or belonging to the time before the biblical Flood.
|a deep-seated feeling of aversion.
|the highest point of achievement; a climax.
|the highest point in the development of something; a climax or culmination.
|a concise saying or maxim; an aphorism.
|assuage or satisfy
|a name or title.
|apt in the circumstances or in relation to something
|inform or tell
|approval or praise.
|suitable or proper in the circumstances.
|with reference to; concerning.
|a posture in which one leg is extended backwards at right angles
|great enthusiasm or passion.
|involving or requiring strenuous effort
|the jargon or slang of a particular group or class.
|stop or check
|an object made by a human being
|without guile or deception
|a person who follows an ascetic life.
|harshness of tone or manner.
|an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
|showing great care and perseverance.
|make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
|sharp or severe in manner or style.
|an institution for the care of people who are mentally ill.
|A tendency to revert to something ancient or ancestral.
|reduce the force, effect, or value of
|showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.
|severe or strict in manner or attitude.
|having the freedom to act independently.
|extreme greed for wealth or material gain
|state or assert to be the case.
|a hobby or minor occupation
|kind and friendly towards a younger or less experienced person.
|self-evident or unquestionable
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