GRE1 - Ultimate Vocabulary G.R.E. Lesson 1 Words Workbook...

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Copyright 2007 eReflect Software. All rights reserved. Ultimate Vocabulary G.R.E. Lesson 1 Words Workbook Improve your vocabulary 20–200 times faster with easy to use software. For more information visit: www.ultimatevocabulary.com . SECTION 1 - WORDS VERNACULAR (NOUN) (used in) everyday speech “The French I learnt in school is very different from the local vernacular of the village I’m now living in.” RECEDE (VERB) move back, retreat “As the boat picked up speed, the coastline receded into the distance until finally it became invisible." REMITTANCE (NOUN) payment sent to a party in another place "He worked as a builder in Chicago and received remittances from his bank in Chicago."
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Copyright 2007 eReflect Software. All rights reserved. DISPARAGE (VERB) express a negative opinion of "The actor's work for charity has recently been disparaged in the press as an attempt to get publicity." OSTENSIBLE (ADJECTIVE) of motives or facts that are apparent but not necessarily real or true "Their ostensible goal was to clean up government corruption, but their real aim was to unseat the government." SOPHISTRY (NOUN) elaborate, eloquent but logically invalid arguments intended to deceive "Her argument that she wasn't being selfish was pure sophistry." PROSCRIBE (VERB) command against "The Broadcasting Act allows ministers to proscribe any channel that offends against good taste and decency."
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Copyright 2007 eReflect Software. All rights reserved. ERSATZ (ADJECTIVE) artificial and inferior "I'm allowed to eat ersatz chocolate made from carob beans, but it's a poor substitute for the real thing." ENCAPSULATE (VERB) contain the essential truths in "It was very difficult to encapsulate the story of the revolution in a single one-hour documentary." GUISE (NOUN) deceptive outward appearance "The men who arrived in the guise of drug dealers were actually undercover police officers." PRAGMATIC (ADJECTIVE) practical "In business, the pragmatic approach to problems is often more successful than an idealistic one."
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Copyright 2007 eReflect Software. All rights reserved. APHORISM (NOUN)
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