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Flashcards in TOP GRE 2 Deck (44):
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Plastic

Able to be molded, altered, or bent

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Placate

To soothe or pacify

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Philanthropy

Charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness

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Permeate

To penetrate

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Perfunctory

Done in a routine way; indifferent

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Perfidious

Willing to betray one's trust

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Pedant

Someone who shows off learning

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Paragon

Model of excellence or perfection

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Paradox

A contradiction or dilemma

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Ostentation

Excessive showiness

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Opprobrium

Public disgrace

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Opaque

Impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light

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Onerous

Troublesome and oppressive; burdensome

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Occlude

To stop up; to prevent the passage of

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Obviate

To prevent; to make unnecessary

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Obstinate

Stubborn, unyielding

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Obsequious

Overly submissive and eager to please

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Obdurate

Hardened in feeling; resistant to persuasion

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Monotony

Lack of variation

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Mollify

To calm or make less severe

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Mitigate

To soften; to lessen

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Misanthrope

A person who dislikes others

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Meticulous

Extremely careful about details

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Malleable

Capable of being shaped

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Malinger

To evade responsibility by pretending to be ill

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Loquacious

Talkitive

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Lethargic

Acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner

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Lavish

To give unsparingly (v.); extremely generous or extravagent

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Laud

to give praise; to glorify

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Lament

To express sorrow; to grieve

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Laconic

Using few words

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Irascible

Easily made angry

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Inundate

To overwhelm; to cover with water

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Intransigent

Uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled

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Insipid

Lacking interest or flavor

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Innocuous

Harmless

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Inimical

Hostile, unfriendly

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Ingenuous

Showing innocence or childlike simplicity

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Inchoate

Not fully formed; disorganized

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Implacable

Unable to be calmed down or made peaceful

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Impetuous

Quick to act without thinking

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Impervious

Imossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected

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Imperturbable

Not capable of being disturbed

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Iconoclast

One who opposes established beliefs, customs, and institutions