GRE Word List


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conspiretake part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
ostentatiousshowy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
dominatecontrol; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height; ณปทมดูบธดู
bristleshort stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
recesspause; temporary cessation; alcove; secret inner place; Ex. parliament in recess; V. CF. recessive
matrimonystate of being married
ostensibleapparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
overblowninflated; exaggerated
avowdeclare openly; N. avowal
slipshodslovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work