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Flashcards in GRE Princeton 4 Deck (43):
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Amenable

Agreeable

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Anachronism

Something out of place

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Astringent

Harsh or severe; causing tissue shrinkage

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Contiguous

Adjacent

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Credulous

Gullible; easily persuade

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Decorum

Polite or appropriate conduct

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Derision

Scorn

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Dilettante

Superficial interest in art; amateur

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Divulge

Disclose something secret

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Flout

Openly fail to follow rule or convention

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Nonchalant

Unconcerned; display no anxiety

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Glib

Superficial

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Immutable

Not capable of change

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Impetuous

Hasty rashly energetic

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Inimical

Harmful; injurious

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Intrepid

Courageous adventurous

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Maverick

One who does not go along we'll with group or party

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Mercurial

Unpredictable changes in mood

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Neophyte

Beginner

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Obfuscate

Obscure; make confuse

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Pervade

Permeate

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Phlegmatic

Sluggish

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Presumptuous

Disrespectful boldness

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Probity

Honesty

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Proclivity

Predisposition

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Profligate

Wasteful

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Propensity

Natural inclination

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Prosaic

Dull

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Quixotic

Foolishly impractical

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Recondite

Hidden, obscure

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Rueful gent

Radiant

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Renege

Fail to honor a commitment

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Sedulous

Diligent, hardworking

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Soporific

Inducing sleep

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Spendthrift

Spend money waste fully

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Tacit

Implied

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Unfeigned

Genuine

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Untenable

Indefensible, not viable (feasible)

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Vacillate

Wave indecisively

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Vexation

Irritation

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Vigilant

Alert watchful

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Vituperate

Berate, contempt, scold

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Volatile

Changeable