Finally here’s the Second list of High Frequency GRE Words from HigherEduBlog Team. After some thorough analysis of GRE by the HigherEuBlog Team, we finally come across with High Frequency GRE Words – 2. If you haven’t checked the first part of High Frequency GRE Words then check it out. Many more lists of High Frequency GRE words to come.
High Frequency GRE Words
1. Paragon: A perfect example of something
Sentence: She was a paragon of wifely virtues
2. Vindication: Discharge from a punishment, exculpate
Sentence: His long trial ended in vindication
3. Gusto: Enjoyment, enthusiasm
Sentence: The youth tackled the job with a great gusto
4. Accolade : an award/honour
Sentence: She received an accolade for her good deeds.
5. Veracity: truthfulness
Sentence: you can always trust the veracity of his demands
6. Profundity: depth
Sentence: we are forced to respect the profundities of his thoughts
7. Exuberance: enthusiasm
Sentence: Part of her charm is the exuberance in her spirits
8. Éclat: slenderness
Sentence: The wedding was celebrated with a great Éclat
9. Affluence: wealth
Sentence: Only a family of affluence can afford to live in this area.
10. Martinet: very Strict and disciplinarian
Sentence: His bossy type nature proves him to be a martinet.
11. Boor: rude, rough
Sentence: Listening to the boor words of her friend, she left the place.
12. Sadist: A person who enjoys giving pain to others
Sentence: His deeds of giving pain to others proved him to be a sadist
13. Pariah: outcast
Sentence: Royals refused him to enter the palace because he was a pariah.
14. Renegade: A person who betrays his religion/party.
Sentence: A person being Renegade is not a new thing for that party.
15. Philistine: uncivilized, uncultured
Sentence: Everyone considered him philistine due to his nature
16. Malefactor: evil doer
Sentence: malefactors are of great wealth.
17. Chauvinist: an extreme patriot
Sentence: He was chauvinist as he was self-destructed for country.
18. Misanthrope: person who hates human
Sentence: He has a little faith in human and he is a misanthrope
19. Laggard: lazy, a person who lags behind
Sentence: Students who are laggard never achieves success.
20. Mountebank: the one who pretends to be knowledgeable
Sentence: Mounteback caught the attraction of crowd
21. Ignoramus: ignorant, the person who doesn’t have knowledge
Sentence: His stupid deeds and ignorant behaviour made him ignoramus
22. Termagant: harridan, virago
Sentence: Children are generally scared by termagant.
23. Sycophant: servile/slave like
Sentence: If anybody ever earned his way by repulsive and repellent flattery, that sycophant did.
24. Masochist: a person who enjoys giving pain to himself
Sentence: Perhaps only a psychiatrist could explain how a masochist can get pleasure out of self-inflicted punishment.
25. Braggadocio: boasting
Sentence: We grew tired of his fantastic vanity and braggadocio
26. Encomium: praise
Sentence: I have never listened to such an enaconium
27. Gibberish: A non-sense talk
Sentence: I have heard monkeys talk gibberish,but what he said made a little sense.
28. Diatribe: Abusive language
Sentence: The critical reception of the play was mixed, scronful diatribes almost drowning out the ecstatic reviews.
29. Jeremiad: a long grief, complain
Sentence: he prolonged his doleful complaints about our times into a lengthy jeremaid.
30. Expletive: offensive terms
Sentence: He turned to fling an unprintable explentive over his shoulder.
31. Jingo: a bellicose ,(An aggressive chauvinist)
Sentence: He is a jingo and can lead to a war if he wants.
32. Curmudgeon: ill tempered and difficult to manage person.
Sentence: Mr. James seems to think that a curmudgeon and a reformer are one and the same thing.
33. Hellions: the person who wants to arouse trouble, rowdy
Sentence: Our men detrmined that his hellions will never again claim our lines.
34. Pomposity: display the importance and dignity
Sentence: Her air of pomposity was tactless and offensive
35. Billingsgate: rough and abusive language, vituperation
Sentence: She poured out a flood of billingsgate that would better fit the tounge of an angry wife
36. Fortitude: Emotional strength and readiness to face adversity
Sentence: We must learn the patience and fortitude that armed our ancestrors
37. Incredulity : trait of doubting people
Sentence: she gave a sniff of incredulity as she listened to the story.
38. Contrition: a feeling of guilt, compunction
Sentence: Contrition of heart should be accompanied by faith,
39. Alacrity: excitement
Sentence: He took his place with alacrity.
40. Decrepitude: weakness due to old age
Sentence: The next day he started out in the state of decrepitude.
You can even refer more High Frequency GRE words such as Barron’s , Kaplan’s, Princeton’s etc. But most of the lists of High Frequency GRE Words will be same.
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