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10-10-2002, 01:59 PM
This may look like a joke, but I think this might come in handy when memorising the GRE vocab....

GRE Student vs Normal Person

GRE STUDENT: All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly
A NORMAL PERSON : All that glitters is not gold.

A GRE STUDENT : Sorting on the part of mendicants must be interdicted.
A NORMAL PERSON : Beggars are not choosers

A GRE STUDENT : Male cadavers are incapable of rendering any testimony.
A NORMAL PERSON : Dead men tell no tales

A GRE STUDENT : Neophite's serendipity.
A NORMAL PERSON : Beginner's luck

A GRE STUDENT : A revolving lithic conglomerate accumulates no congeries of
small, green, biophytic plant.
A NORMAL PERSON : A rolling stone gathers no moss

A GRE STUDENT: Members of an avian species of identical plumage tend to
A NORMAL PERSON : Birds of the same feather flock together

A GRE STUDENT : Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.
A NORMAL PERSON : Beauty is only skin deep

A GRE STUDENT : Freedom from incrustations of grime is contiguous to
A NORMAL PERSON : Cleanliness is next to G-dliness

A GRE STUDENT : It is fruitless to become lachrymose of precipitately
departed lactile fluid.
A NORMAL PERSON : There's no use crying over spilt milk

A GRE STUDENT : Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the scion.
A NORMAL PERSON : Spare the rod and spoil the child

A GRE STUDENT : The stylus is more potent than the rapier.
A NORMAL PERSON : The pen is mightier than the sword

A GRE STUDENT : It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated
canine with innovative manoeuvres.
A NORMAL PERSON : You can't try to teach an old dog new tricks

A GRE STUDENT : Surveillance should precede saltation.
A NORMAL PERSON :Look before you leap

A GRE STUDENT : Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minim.
A NORMAL PERSON : Twinkle,twinkle, little star

A GRE STUDENT : The person presenting the ultimate cachinnation possesses
thereby the optimal cachinnation.
A NORMAL PERSON : He who laughs last, laughs the best

A GRE STUDENT : Exclusive dedication to necessitous chores without
interludes of hedonistic diversion renders John a hebetudinous fellow.
A NORMAL PERSON : All work and no play makes jack a dull boy

A GRE STUDENT : Individuals who make their abodes in vitreous edifices would
be advised to refrain from catapulting petrious projectiles.
A NORMAL PERSON : People who live in glass houses should not throw stones

A GRE STUDENT : Where there are visible vapors having their provenance in
ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.
A NORMAL PERSON : Where there's smoke, there's fire

10-10-2002, 03:35 PM
Well, it seemed to work for Raghuveer, who added six of his own:


If I recall correctly, he banged out a 700 on the verbal section. Whoo-hoo!