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Flashcards in GRE Favorites Deck (16):
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Belie

To give a false impression.
To reveal as untrue.

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Sententious

Self-righteous, moralizing others pompously.
Containing many pithy aphorisms.

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Undermine

To destroy, attack, or weaken something by underhand means/ by eroding the foundation.

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Propitiate

To appease, placate.
To make favorably inclined.

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Feckless

Lazy, incompetent, irresponsible

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Tendentious

Having a certain bias or tendency, especially a controversial bias.

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Limpid

Clear.
Calm.

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Betray

To reveal, often a secret one would prefer to conceal.

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Punctilious

Meticulous

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Desultory

Aimless, haphazard, wandering

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Pecuniary

Relating to money

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Inculcate

To teach through repetition

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Ascetic

Self denying

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Lugubrious

Excessively sad/mournful

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Machination

Scheming, plotting

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Sedition

Arousing resistance/rebellion