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GRE VOCABULARY - WORDLIST-4

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1.Static [adj]characterized by relatively little or no movement, progression, or change (as in conditions)
eg:-Prices on the stock market, which have been static, are now rising again. * a static population level
SYNONYMS:-immobile, stagnant, stationary, unmoving
2.Intercede [verb]  ~ (with sb) (for / on behalf of sb) to speak to sb in order to persuade them to show pity on sb else or to help settle an argument:
eg:-They interceded with the authorities on behalf of the detainees.
SYNONYMS:- interpose, interfere, intermediate, intervene, mediate, step in
3.Exigent [adj] 1. Demanding attention, needing immediate looking into; urgent; critical;
2. Requiring precise accuracy
eg:- It is exigent that Diane return the poorly fitting blouse before the time allowed expires.
SYNONYMS:-pressing, burning, clamant, clamorous, crying, imperative, importunate, insistent, instant, urgent
4.Amenable [adj] 1.RESPONSIBLE, accountable, answerable, liable
ANTONYMS:-independent (of); autonomous
2.OBEDIENT, biddable, docile, tractable, controllable, submissive
ANTONYMS:-recalcitrant, refractory
5.Culpability [noun] A state of guilt
SYNONYMS:-BLAME, fault, guilt, onus, blameworthiness, culpableness
ANTONYMS:-inculpability
6.Curmudgeon [noun] a crusty, ill-tempered, or difficult and often elderly person
SYNONYMS:-churl, cantankerous
7.Introspective [adj] tending to think a lot about your own thoughts, feelings, etc:
eg:-There were a lot of family problems and Jim became increasingly introspective. * an introspective piece of writing
SYNONYMS:-self-examining, meditative, heart-searching, self-contemplating
8.Feckless [adj]having no real worth or purpose; having a weak character; not behaving in a responsible way:
eg:-Her husband was a charming, but lazy and feckless man.
SYNONYMS:-fustian, good-for-nothing, meaningless, purposeless, unpurposed, useless, worthless, ineffective
ANTONYMS:-efficient, feckful
9.Archaic [adj] old and no longer used; very old-fashioned; from a much earlier or ancient period of history
eg:-The system is archaic and unfair and needs changing. *archaic art
SYNONYMS:-old-fashioned, antiquated, antique, bygone, dated, old, old-timey, outdated, out-of-date, passe
ANTONYMS:- up-to-date, fresh, modern, new, novel
10.Subsume [verb] to include sth in a particular group and not consider it separately:
eg:-All these different phenomena can be subsumed under just two broad categories.
SYNONYMS:-include, comprehend, contain, embody, embrace, encompass, have, involve, take in
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