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1. Squall

 

2. Inept

 

3. Garbled

 

4. Refractory

 

5. Smirk

 

6. Resilience

 

7. Intriguing

 

8. Qurush

 

9. Temerity

 

10. Cacophonous

 

11. Impeachable

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Cacophonous: harmony

 

2. Impeachable: blame

 

3. Friction: oil

 

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

1. The following appeared in a memo from the owner of Green Thumb Gardening Center, a small business serving a suburban town. "There is evidence that consumers are becoming more and more interested in growing their own vegetables. A national survey conducted last month indicated that many consumers were dissatisfied with the quality of fresh vegetables available in supermarkets. And locally, the gardening magazine GreatGardens has sold out at the Village News stand three months in a row. Thus, we at Green Thumb Gardening Center can increase our profits by greatly expanding the variety of vegetable seeds we stock for gardeners this coming spring."

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March 6th

 

1. Torpor

 

2. Esteem

 

3. Occluded

 

4. Inveterate

 

5. Succinct

 

6. Rant

 

7. Inept

 

8. Recalcitrant

 

9. Cession

 

10. Congeal

 

11. Contrite

 

12. Saboteur

 

13. Obscured

 

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Obscured: Recognize

 

2. Pore: membrane

 

3. Actor: Playwright

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March 9th

 

1. Ineluctable

 

2. Grueling

 

3. Saboteur

 

4. Satiated

 

5. Esoteric

 

6. Quislings

 

7. Inveterate

 

8. Roil

 

9. Imprudent

 

10. Schism

 

11. Cameo

 

12. Persnickety

 

13. Stricture

 

14. Ascetic

 

15. Drench

 

16. Mishap

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Drench: Wet

 

2. Mishap: accident

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. "The purpose of science is to reassure and that of art is to upset".

 

2. Now-a- days people choose their career on the basis of economy, money and job opportunities in future rather than talent, skill and interest.

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March 11th

 

1. Morbid

 

2. Renounce

 

3. Hale

 

4. Priggish

 

5. Labyrinth

 

6. Stoical

 

7. Intrigue

 

8. Gregarious

 

9. Inexplicable

 

10. Crutch

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Fir: Tree

 

2. School: Education

 

3. Crutch: Walk

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. Technologies not only influence but actually determine social customs and ethics.

 

2. Arts are necessary to bring a better society.

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March 13th

 

1. Pliant

 

2. Hidebound

 

3. Parsimonious

 

4. Garbled

 

5. Commotion

 

6. Plethora

 

7. Occluded

 

8. Stricture

 

9. Skullduggery

 

10. Articulate

 

11. Chatter

 

12. Flit

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Articulate: Unclear

 

2. Chatter: speaking

 

3. Flit: Walk

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. "When research priorities are being set for science, education, or any other area, the most important question to consider is: How many people's lives will be improved if the results are successful?"

 

2. "The study of an academic discipline alters the way we perceive the world. After studying the discipline, we see the same world as before, but with different eyes."

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Mar 16th

 

1. Halfhearted

 

2. Dissolvable

 

3. Court

 

4. Yoke

 

5. Supercilious

 

6. Pliable

 

7. Quell

 

8. Shirk

 

9. Harebrained

 

10. Gratuitous

 

11. Ballad

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Gratuitous: Justification

 

2. Song: Ballad

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. Most of the people choose their career based on the salary, feasibility of obtaining job. Hardly we can find anyone choosing their career based on their natural talents.

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Mar 17th

1. Parsimonius

 

2. Emancipate

 

3. Obscure

 

4. Adjudicator

 

5. Hardy

 

6. Referee

 

7. Adhere

 

8. Gainsay

 

9. Sanctum

 

10. Hoary

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Sanctum : Noisy

 

2. Hoary: Old

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. No matter what the situation, it is more harmful to compromise one's beliefs than to adhere to

them."

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Mar 18th

 

1. Pliant

 

2. Hankering

 

3. Patulousness

 

4. Lag

 

5. Endeavor

 

6. Ponderous

 

7. Stoic

 

8. Indolent

 

9. Hidebound

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Mosaic: Tile

 

2. Hidebound: Innovative

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. "Students should bring a certain skepticism to whatever they study. They should question what they are taught instead of accepting it passively."

 

2. "Education will be truly effective only when it is specifically designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each student."

 

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

 

1. The following appeared as part of a memo from the manager of an automobile manufacturing company. "Because the demand for our automobiles is expected to increase dramatically, we need to open a new manufacturing plant as soon as possible in order to continue to thrive. Our marketing projections indicate that 80 million people will want to buy our automobiles, yet our existing plant can only produce 40 million automobiles. The new plant can be opened on a part-time basis, with workers from our existing site rotating responsibilities, until an operational staff can be trained. A major airplane manufacturer was extremely successful using this part-time rotating strategy when it opened its new plant five years ago."

 

2. The following appeared as an editorial in a wildlife journal.

"Arctic deer live on islands in Canada's arctic region. They search for food by moving over ice from island to island during the course of a year. Their habitat is limited to areas warm enough to sustain the plants on which they feed, and cold enough, at least some of the year, for the ice to cover the sea separating the islands, allowing the deer to travel over it. Unfortunately, according to reports from local hunters, the deer populations are declining. Since these reports coincide with recent global warming trends that have caused the sea ice to melt, we can conclude that the decline in arctic deer populations is the result of deer being unable to follow their age-old migration patterns across the frozen sea."

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Mar 20th

 

1. Fledgling

 

2. Hardy

 

3. Squalid

 

4. Torpor

 

5. Proficient

 

6. Emancipate

 

7. Sedulous

 

8. Excoriate

 

9. Fretwork

 

10. Obdurate

 

11. Trite

 

12. Mollify

 

13. Proofread

 

14. Analgesic

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Mollify: pain

 

2. Proofread: document

 

3. Analgesic: Pain

 

 

ARGUMENT TOPIC:

 

1. The following appeared in a proposal from the economic minister of the country of Paraterra. "In order to strengthen its lagging economy, last year the government of the nearby country of Bellegea began an advertising campaign to promote ecologically sound tourism (ecotourism). This year, the number of foreign visitors arriving at Bellegea's main airport doubled, and per capita income in Bellegea increased by ten percent. To provide more income for the population of Paraterra and also preserve the natural environment of our tiny country, we too should begin to promote ecotourism. To ensure that our advertising campaign is successful, we should hire the current director of Bellegea's National Tourism Office as a consultant for the campaign."

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Mar 23rd

1.Patent

 

2.Hale

 

3.Abstruse

 

4.Hankering

 

5.Labyrinth

 

6.Ostracize

 

7.Voracious

 

8.Morbid

 

9.Endeavor

 

10.Alias

 

11.Callow

 

12.Lag

 

13.Priggish

 

14.Imperceptible

 

15.Pseudonym

 

Analogies:

 

1.Imperceptible: Detection

 

2.Pseudonym: Original

 

Issue Topic:

 

1.Governments should focus more on solving the immediate problems of today rather than trying to solve the anticipated problems of the future.

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Mar 24th

1. Paten

 

2. Gullible

 

3. Cherish

 

4. Shroud

 

5. Callous

 

6. Perplex

 

7. Proselytize

 

8. Xenophobia

 

9. Proximate

 

10. Tonic

 

11. Audacious

 

12. Swindle

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Audacious: Caution

 

2. Swindle: Cheat

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. It is often neccessary, even desirable, for political leader to withhold information from the public.

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

1. The following appeared as an editorial in a local newspaper.

"In order to attract visitors to Central Plaza downtown and to return the plaza to its former glory, the city should prohibit skateboarding there and instead allow skateboarders to use an area in Monroe Park. At Central Plaza, skateboard users are about the only people one sees now, and litter and defaced property have made the plaza unattractive. In a recent survey of downtown merchants, the majority supported a prohibition on skateboarding in the plaza. Clearly, banning skateboarding in Central Plaza will make the area a place where people can congregate for fun or for relaxation."

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Mar 25th

 

1. Taint

 

2. Havoc

 

3. Oblivious

 

4. Cessation

 

5. Skeptic

 

6. Vestiges

 

7. Antiquity

 

8. Euphonious

 

9. Fatuous

 

10. Didactic

 

11. Inept

 

Argument Topic:

 

1. Thirteen years ago, researchers studied a group of 25 infants who showed signs of mild distress when exposed to unfamiliar stimuli such as an unusual odor or a tape recording of an unknown voice. They discovered that these infants were more likely than other infants to have been conceived in early autumn, a time when their mothers' production of melatonin . a hormone known to affect some brain functions. would naturally increase in response to decreased daylight. In a follow-up study conducted earlier this year, more than half of these children. now teenagers . who had shown signs of distress identified themselves as shy. Clearly, increased levels of melatonin before birth cause shyness during infancy and this shyness continues into later life.

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Mar 27th

1.Callous

 

2.Qurush

 

3.Barbiturate

 

4.Archaic

 

5.Surrogate

 

6.Instill

 

7.Plaudit

 

8.Voracious

 

9.Roil

 

10.Inane

 

11.Malleable

 

12.Fretwork

 

Analogies:

 

1.Malleable: Shape

 

2.Fretwork: Ornament

 

3.Door: Wall

 

Issue Topic:

 

1.An individual`s greatness cannot be judged objectively by his or her contemporaries; the most objective evaluators of a person`s greatness are people who belong to a later time.

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@pirimidin :

 

Wouldnt it be easier to post the URL ADDRESS of the site, that way ppl can see the quants and the verbal section of prev months papers too... Jus a suggestion :)

Hi guy, thanks for ur suggestion

However, this site does not contain the Quant section, it only contains the Verbal section. As a matter of fact, these are the words that are likely to be included in the GRE test of the month:)

You could easy to access to this site by using google

I want to update the literstures from the site on Testmagic in order to enrich the resources of our website and it may be convenient for others if they do not have much time

Dear!!

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Apr 01

 

1. Lucidity

 

2. Superfluous

 

3. Succinct

 

4. Coagulate

 

5. Sordid

 

6. Anachronism

 

7. Pliable

 

8. Corroborate

 

9. Posthumous

 

10. Nuance

 

11. Epilogue

 

12. Prose

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Epilogue: Prose

 

2. Simplify: Difficulty

 

3. Journal: Entries

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. The primary goal of technological advancement should be to increase people's efficiency so that everyone has more leisure time.

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March 31

 

1. Iridescent

 

2. Arabesque

 

3. Machiavellian

 

4. Saturnine

 

5. Despondent

 

6. Delinquent

 

7. Yapping

 

8. Hedonist

 

9. Ostentatious

 

10. Gaunt

 

11. Delegation

 

12. Saunter

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Delegation: Represent

 

2. Saunter: walk

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. "The most essential quality of an effective leader is the ability to remain consistently committed to particular principles and objectives. Any leader who is quickly and easily influenced by shifts in popular opinion will accomplish little".

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

1. The following appeared in a medical newsletter.

"Doctors have long suspected that secondary infections may keep some patients from healing quickly after severe muscle strain. This hypothesis has now been proved by preliminary results of a study of two groups of patients. The first group of patients, all being treated for muscle injuries by Dr. Newland, a doctor who specializes in sports medicine, took antibiotics regularly throughout their treatment. Their recuperation time was, on average, 40 percent quicker than typically expected. Patients in the second group, all being treated by Dr. Alton, a general physician, were given sugar pills, although the patients believed they were taking antibiotics. Their average recuperation time was not significantly reduced. Therefore, all patients who are diagnosed with muscle strain would be well

advised to take antibiotics as part of their treatment."

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Fantastic idea.It would be great if some sentences can be added for each of these words. According to the web site Improving Vocabulary Home, making up your own examples can also improve your memory of words by 670%.

It is totally correct. However, if you do not have enough time ( this is right for most of non-native student), you have to try your best to remember all the words in word lists. I find it really laborious and tedious, however.:(:(

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April 3rd

 

 

1. Mar

 

2. Puissant

 

3. Drawl

 

4. Lax

 

5. Lull

 

6. Fathomless

 

7. Misdemeanor

 

8. Aridity

 

9. Endeavor

 

10. Conciliatory

 

11. Convoluted

 

12. Illicit

 

13. Accost

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Convoluted: Complexity

 

2. Illicit: Permission

 

3. Accost: Approach

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1. Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

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Apr 7th

 

Today’s Words:

 

1.Clairvoyant

 

2.Intimidate

 

3.Pervasive

 

4.Gainsay

 

5.Scrutiny

 

6.Vehement

 

7.Diaphanous

 

8.Impervious

 

9.Drake

 

 

Analogies:

 

1.Impervious: Penetrate

 

2.Duck: Drake

 

3.Porous: Membrane

 

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1.Governments should focus more on solving the immediate problems of today rather than trying to solve the anticipated problems of the future.

 

2.Encouraging young people to believe that they can accomplish great things if they try hard enough is both misleading and potentially harmful.

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

1.The following appeared in a letter to the editor of a local newspaper.

"The members of the town school board should not be reelected because they are not concerned about promoting high-quality education in the arts in our local schools. For example, student participation in the high school drama club has been declining steadily, and this year the school board refused to renew the contract of the drama director, even though he had received many awards for his original plays. Meanwhile, over $300,000 of the high school budget goes to athletic programs, and the head football

coach is now the highest-paid member of the teaching staff."

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Apr 8th

 

Today’s Words:

 

 

1. Agitate

 

2. Narcissist

 

3. Cognizant

 

4. Exanimate

 

5. Countenance

 

6. Paucity

 

7. Obeisance

 

8. Stolid

 

9. Euphemism

 

10. Summit

 

11. Luculent

 

12. Desultory

 

13. Candid

 

14. Fretwork

 

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Fretwork: ornament

 

2. Director: Actor

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Apr 10th

 

1. Reticent

 

2. Desultory

 

3. Bestow

 

4. Entice

 

5. Adamant

 

6. Gullible

 

7. Maverick

 

8. Trifle

 

9. Disgruntled

 

10. Doggerel

 

11. Camouflage

 

12. Sonnet

 

13. Forthright

 

14. Vivid

 

15. Ingratiate

 

 

Analogies:

 

1. Vivid: Inspiration

 

2. Flattery: Ingratiate

 

 

Issue Topic:

 

1.People's attitudes are determined more by their immediate situation or surroundings than by any internal characteristic.

 

 

Argument Topic:

 

1. From a letter to the editor of a city newspaper.

"Butter has now been replaced by margarine in Happy Pancake House restaurants throughout the southwestern United States. Only about 2 percent of customers have complained, indicating that 98 people out of 100 are happy with the change. Furthermore, many servers have reported that a number of customers who still ask for butter do not complain when they are given margarine instead. Clearly, either these customers cannot distinguish margarine from butter, or they use the term 'butter' to refer to either butter or margarine. Thus, to avoid the expense of purchasing butter, the Happy Pancake House should extend this cost-saving change to its restaurants in the southeast and northeast as well."

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I dont understand where those words come from? I know that you get them from Orkut. But are those real GRE words tested on a particular date?

 

I doubt it because first it is illegal to post actual questions and secondly, who would be the source providing the words to the Orkut people?

 

Anyways just my 2 cents. I would be happy to hear what you guys think abt the validity of the claim those words actually appeared on real GRE exam.

 

Peace out

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