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Barron's GRE words from 601 to 700

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profound   deep; not superficial  
prohibitive   so high as to prevent the purchase or use of; preventing; forbidding  
proliferate   to increase rapidly  
propensity   inclination; tendency  
propitiate   to win over; appease  
propriety   correct conduct; fitness  
proscribe   to condemn; forbid; outlaw  
provident   providing for future needs; frugal  
puissant   powerful  
punctilious   careful in observing rules of behavior or ceremony  
pungent   strong or sharp in smell or taste; penetrating; caustic; to the point  
purport   to profess; suppose; claim  
pusillanimous   cowardly  
quagmire   marsh; difficult situation  
quail   to cower; lose heart  
qualified   limited; restricted  
qualm   sudden feeling of faintness or nausea; uneasy feeling about the rightness of actions  
query   to question  
quibble   to argue over insignificant and irrelevant details  
quiescent   inactive; still  
quorum   number of members necessary to conduct a meeting  
raconteur   witty, skillful storyteller  
rail   to scold with bitter or abusive language  
raiment   clothing  
ramification   implication; outgrowth; consequence  
rarefied   refined  
rationale   fundamental reason  
rebus   puzzle in which pictures or symbols represent words  
recalcitrant   resisting authority or control  
recant   to retract a statement or opinion  
recluse   person who lives in seclusion and often in solitude  
recondite   abstruse; profound  
redoubtable   formidable; arousing fear; worthy of respect  
refractory   stubborn; unmanageable; resisting ordinary methods of treatment  
refulgent   brightly shining; resplendent  
refute   to contradict; disprove  
regale   to entertain  
relegate   to consign to an inferior position  
remonstrate   to object or protest  
renege   to go back on one's word  
reparation   amends; compensation  
repine   fret; complain  
reprise   repetition, especially of a piece of music  
reproach   to find fault with; blame  
reprobate   morally unprincipled person  
repudiate   to reject as having no authority  
rescind   to cancel  
resolution   determination; resolve  
resolve   determination; firmness of purpose  
reticent   not speaking freely; reserved; reluctant  
reverent   expressing deep respect; worshipful  
riposte   a retaliatory action or retort  
rococo   excessively ornate; highly decorated; style of architecture in eighteenth-century Europe  
rubric   title or heading; category; established mode of procedure or conduct; protocol  
rue   to regret  
ruse   trick; crafty stratagem; subterfuge  
sage   wise  
salacious   lascivious; lustful  
salubrious   healthful  
salutary   expecting an improvement; favorable to health  
sanction   to approve; ratify; permit  
sardonic   cynical; scornfully mocking  
sartorial   pertaining to tailors  
satiate   to satisfy  
saturate   to soak thoroughly; imbue throughout  
saturnine   gloomy  
satyr   a creature that is half-man, half-beast with the horns and legs of a goat; it is a follower of Dionysos; a lecher  
savor   to enjoy; have a distinctive flavor or smell  
schematic   relating to or in the form of an outline or diagram  
secrete   produce and release substance into organism  
sedition   behavior prompting rebellion  
sedulous   diligent  
seismic   relating to earthquakes; earthshaking  
sensual   relating to the senses; gratifying the physical senses, especially sexual appetites  
sensuous   relating to the senses; operating through the senses  
sentient   aware; conscious; able to perceive  
servile   submissive; obedient  
sextant   navigation tool that determines latitude and longitude  
shard   a piece of broken glass or pottery  
sidereal   relating to the stars  
simian   apelike; relating to apes  
simile   comparison of one thing with another using "like" or "as"  
sinecure   well-paying job or office that requires little or no work  
singular   unique; extraordinary; odd  
sinuous   winding; intricate; complex  
skeptic   one who doubts  
sobriety   seriousness  
sodden   thoroughly soaked; saturated  
solicitous   concerned; attentive; eager  
soliloquy   literary or dramatic speech by one character, not addressed to others  
solvent   able to meet financial obligations  
somatic   relating to or affecting the body; corporeal  
soporific   sleep producing  
sordid   filthy; contemptible and corrupt  
specious   seeming to be logical and sound, but not really so  
spectrum   band of colors produced when sunlight passes through a prism; a broad range of related ideas or objects  
spendthrift   person who spends money recklessly  
sporadic   irregular  
squalor   filthy, wretched condition  
staccato   marked by abrupt, clear-cut sounds  


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