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Flashcards in Cracking the GRE 8 Deck (15):
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Nonplussed

Adj: baffled, bewildered

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Palliate

Verb: to make something seem less serious-Like make it palatable

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Parsimonious

Adj: cheap

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Plangent

Adj: thundering, resounding

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Prolix

Adj: long-winded

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Pusillanimous

Adj: cowardly, craven

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Remonstrate

Verb: to protest, to object

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Sententious

Adj: tending to moralize excessively

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Stentorian

Adj: extremely loud and powerful

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Stygian

Adj: gloomy, dark

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Sycophant

Noun: self-seeking flatterer, parasite

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Tendentious

Adj: biased, showing marked tendencies

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Tyro

Noun: novice, greenhorn, newbie

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Vitiate

Verb: to corrupt, to debase, to spoil

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Voluble

Adj: fluent, marked by ready flow of speech