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Flashcards in Cracking the GRE 1 Deck (15):
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Effrontery

Noun: extreme boldness

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Fulminate

Verb: Loudly attack or denounce

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Ingenuous

Adj: lacking sophistication, artless

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Laud

Verb: to praise highly

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Onerous

Adj: troubling/burdensome

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Perfunctory

Adj: done without care or interest

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Perspicacious

Adj: keenly perceptive

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Prevaricate

Verb: deliberately avoid the truth

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Solicitous

Adj: attentive and eager

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Truculent

Adj: fierce and cruel, eager to fight

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Abate

Verb: to lessen in intensity or degree

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Avarice

Noun: greed, esp. for wealth

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Castigation

Noun: severe criticism

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Contrite

Adj: repentant, regretful

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Demur

Verb: to question or oppose