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GRE Word of the Day- Entreat

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 31, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Entreat

(v) to ask for with sincerity

(pronounced "en-TREET")

  

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Example Sentence:

Sean ran after Stephanie, entreating her not to go. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Exculpate

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 30, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Exculpate

(v) to acquit or clear of blame 

(pronounced "EK-skuhl-peyt")

  

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Example Sentence:

The attorney's ultimate goal was to convince the jury to exculpate his client. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Frieze

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 29, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Frieze

(n) any decorative band at the top or near the top of a building or piece of furniture

(pronounced "freez")

  

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Example Sentence:

What truly made ancient Greek architecture stand out was the astonishing level of detail demonstrated in the scenes depicted in the friezes.    

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GRE Word of the Day- Gainsay

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 28, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gainsay

(v) to deny

(pronounced "GEYN-sey")

  

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Example Sentence:

"All the rational arguments in the word cannot gainsay the fact that I know in my heart something is wrong," said Lona. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Garrulous

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 27, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Garrulous

(adj) very talkative

(pronounced "GAR-uh-luh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Fiona's garrulous nature stood in stark contrast to her twin sister quiet demeanor.  

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GRE Word of the Day- Gaseous

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 24, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gaseous

(adj) relating to a gas; not solid or liquid

(pronounced "gas-ee-uh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Scientists determined the surface of the planet to be gaseous in nature, making it difficult for life to survive there. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Glib

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 23, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Glib

(adj) done with ease, often thoughlessly or insincerely so

(pronounced "glib")

  

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Example Sentence:

Charles' glib answers about his whereabouts the night before infuriated Amber, who had spent the previous evening worrying about his well-being.  

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GRE Word of the Day- Gregarious

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 22, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gregarious

(adj) sociable

(pronounced "gri-GAIR-ee-uh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Telea's gregarious nature made her the life of every party.

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GRE Word of the Day- Grievous

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Grievous

(adj) causing great grief or anguish

(pronounced "GREE-vuh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

After receiving the grievous news of his father's sudden death, Samuel immediately traveled home to be with his mother and siblings. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Gristle

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 20, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gristle

(n) tough cartilage in meat

(pronounced "GRIS-uh l")

  

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Example Sentence:

The meat was tough and unappetizing, crisscrossed with fat and gristle

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