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Accelerate
Annals

Inevitable

Concord

Maritime

Efficacy

Pare

Finite

Selective

Coalition
Derivative
Exhaus...
ACCELERATE
VERB: cause to move faster

SYNONYM: speed up
“Without incentives, goes the argument, the drift of
talented you...
ANNALS
NOUN: a chronological account of events in successive years
SYNONYM: chronological record
“She has been acclaimed a...
COALITION
NOUN: an organization of people (or countries) involved
in a pact or treaty
SYNONYMS: alliance, alignment
“On th...
CONCORD
NOUN: agreement of opinion

SYNONYMS: harmony, concordance
“The bishops apparently began with a meeting of
their o...
DERIVATIVE
ADJECTIVE: based on or copying something else
“It would not be reasonable to argue that
Georgian London was a p...
EFFICACY
NOUN: capacity or power to produce a desired effect

ANTONYM: inefficacy
“It was also thought that there was a ve...
EXHAUST
VERB: use up the whole supply of
“Similarly
in
Germany,
industry-wide
agreements (especially in boom periods) were...
FINITE
ADJECTIVE: bounded or limited in magnitude or
spatial or temporal extent
ANTONYM: infinite
“The ideas are too large...
HAZARD
NOUN: a source of danger

SYNONYMS: jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment
“Another hazard was that bottles sometimes ...
INEVITABLE
ADJECTIVE: incapable of being avoided or
prevented
SYNONYMS: unavoidable, inescapable
“Given the number of grou...
LEVER
NOUN: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
“There are lever and turn handles with swirls
and scrolls; fingerplates an...
MARITIME
ADJECTIVE: bordering on the ocean, or
characteristic of things living or located near
the sea

“This is quite an ...
MONETARY
ADJECTIVE: relating to or involving money

SYNONYM: pecuniary
“Agreements with the International Monetary Fund
an...
PARE
VERB: strip the skin off

SYNONYMS: skin, peel
“After removing the tape, pare away any surplus
adhesive with a razor ...
POLAR
ADJECTIVE: located at or near, or coming from,
the earth’s poles
“Only a few species inhabit both polar regions,
and...
SELECTIVE
ADJECTIVE: characterized by very careful or
fastidious choices
“More frequently they try to manipulate the media...
TRIBUNE
NOUN: in ancient Rome, an official elected by
the plebeians to protect their interests
“Because a tribune was the ...
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Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1
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Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1

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Ultimate Vocabulary's Essential GRE Words is a video lesson series specifically designed to help you boost your GRE score. This is the fastest and easiest way to improve your GRE score - because you are learning the words that appear most frequently on the GRE Exam.

Includes definitions, synonym/antonyms, and examples all sourced from the Ultimate Vocabulary software.

To view the video, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JZvsEMn-Kc

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Essential GRE Words: Level 2 Lesson 1

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  2. 2. WORD LIST Accelerate Annals Inevitable Concord Maritime Efficacy Pare Finite Selective Coalition Derivative Exhaust Hazard Lever Monetary Polar Tribune
  3. 3. ACCELERATE VERB: cause to move faster SYNONYM: speed up “Without incentives, goes the argument, the drift of talented young players towards more successful counties, with open doors, will accelerate.”
  4. 4. ANNALS NOUN: a chronological account of events in successive years SYNONYM: chronological record “She has been acclaimed as the greatest Canadian painter of the century, while her four books are said to have reached new heights of perception and understanding in the annals of Canadian literature.”
  5. 5. COALITION NOUN: an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty SYNONYMS: alliance, alignment “On the contrary, he could do nothing else without playing into the hands of those plotting his downfall and a return to a form of a coalition.”
  6. 6. CONCORD NOUN: agreement of opinion SYNONYMS: harmony, concordance “The bishops apparently began with a meeting of their own in which they established a place of peace and concord.”
  7. 7. DERIVATIVE ADJECTIVE: based on or copying something else “It would not be reasonable to argue that Georgian London was a pale derivative of Georgian country houses.”
  8. 8. EFFICACY NOUN: capacity or power to produce a desired effect ANTONYM: inefficacy “It was also thought that there was a very static population in the area which would be helpful to research related to the efficacy of the new services.”
  9. 9. EXHAUST VERB: use up the whole supply of “Similarly in Germany, industry-wide agreements (especially in boom periods) were unable to exhaust the capacity to pay of prosperous firms.”
  10. 10. FINITE ADJECTIVE: bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent ANTONYM: infinite “The ideas are too large and too all-embracing for the finite mind to absorb them.”
  11. 11. HAZARD NOUN: a source of danger SYNONYMS: jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment “Another hazard was that bottles sometimes fell off the shelves because of vibration from above.”
  12. 12. INEVITABLE ADJECTIVE: incapable of being avoided or prevented SYNONYMS: unavoidable, inescapable “Given the number of groups in any organization, it is inevitable that conflicts will develop.”
  13. 13. LEVER NOUN: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum “There are lever and turn handles with swirls and scrolls; fingerplates and a variety of window fasteners, hinges and accessories.”
  14. 14. MARITIME ADJECTIVE: bordering on the ocean, or characteristic of things living or located near the sea “This is quite an energetic section of the walk with steep slopes covered in beautiful maritime heaths.”
  15. 15. MONETARY ADJECTIVE: relating to or involving money SYNONYM: pecuniary “Agreements with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, upon which Poland’s credit depends, also envisage this starting date.”
  16. 16. PARE VERB: strip the skin off SYNONYMS: skin, peel “After removing the tape, pare away any surplus adhesive with a razor blade.”
  17. 17. POLAR ADJECTIVE: located at or near, or coming from, the earth’s poles “Only a few species inhabit both polar regions, and each region has recruited almost entirely from its own hemisphere.”
  18. 18. SELECTIVE ADJECTIVE: characterized by very careful or fastidious choices “More frequently they try to manipulate the media to their advantage by the selective release of carefully timed and adjusted information and by threatening, punishing, and intimidating media staff.”
  19. 19. TRIBUNE NOUN: in ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests “Because a tribune was the anointed representative of the people, they were protected by strict laws.”
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