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GRE Word of the Day - Sullen

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 7, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Sullen

(adj.) moody or sulky

(pronounced "SUHL-uhn")

  

moody

Example Sentence:

  • Morgan was sullen when she didn't get a part in the school's play.

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GRE Word of the Day - Valor

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 6, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Valor

(n.) bravery

(pronounced "VAL-er")

  

knight

Example Sentence:

  • Winston demonstrated great valor in the face of danger.

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GRE Word of the Day - Candid

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 5, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Candid

(adj.) open and straightforward

(pronounced "KAN-did")

  

pointing

Example Sentence:

  • Jess was very candid when giving Nick the reasons why they should end their relationship.

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GRE Word of the Day - Cacophony

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 4, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Cacophony

(n.) loud, clashing sounds

(pronounced "kuh-KOF-uh-nee") 

  

band

Example Sentence:

  • The jarring sounds of Ms. Burghardt’s fifth grade band were more of a cacophony than a symphony!

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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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