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GRE Word of the Day - Diplomatic

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 1, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Diplomatic

(adj.) using sensitivity in dealing with others

(pronounced "dip-luh-MAT-ik")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • The teacher diplomatically solved the dispute between the bickering children.

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GRE Word of the Day - Rouse

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 31, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Rouse

(v.) to awaken, to stir

(pronounced "rouz")

  

awake

Example Sentence:

  • roused Wesley from a deep sleep so he wouldn't miss his early morning flight.

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GRE Word of the Day - Avert

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 30, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Avert

(v.) to turn away

(pronounced "uh-VERT")

  

accident

Example Sentence:

  • Miranda told her son to avert his eyes from the scene of the car accident.

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GRE Word of the Day - Vapid

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 29, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Vapid

(adj.) lacking in sharpness or flavor

(pronounced "VAP-id")

  

tea

Example Sentence:

  • Maura searched for any honey or sugar in the house to add flavor to her vapid tea.

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GRE Word of the Day - Somber

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 28, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Somber

(adj.) gloomy or serious

(pronounced "SOM-ber")

  

sad

Example Sentence:

  • Anne was somber after receiving the news she didn't make the field hockey team.

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GRE Word of the Day - Onerous

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 25, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Onerous

(adj.) burdensome

(pronounced "on-er-UHS")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Amanda had the onerous task of babysitting her two younger siblings after school.

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GRE Word of the Day - Nemesis

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 24, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Nemesis

(n.) an opponent or enemy

(pronounced "NEM-uh-sis")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Jenn was nervous about competing against her nemesis in the egg toss competition on field day.

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GRE Word of the Day - Rustic

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 23, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Rustic

(adj.) characteristic of country life

(pronounced "RUHS-tik")

  

farm

Example Sentence:

  • After one week on the farm, Bekki decided that she wasn't a fan of the rustic lifestyle; she preferred life in the big city.

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GRE Word of the Day - Ensconced

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 22, 2014 10:00:00 AM


Ensconced

(v.) to settle securely or snugly

(pronounced "en-SKONSD")

  

Ensconced

Example Sentence:

  • The family moved to California and is now ensconced in an idyllic community in the mountains.

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GRE Word of the Day - Refute

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 22, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Refute

(v.) to prove to be false or to deny as true

(pronounced "ri-FYOOT")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • The politician refuted claims that he had been arrested for reckless driving.

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