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GRE Word of the Day- Diplomatic

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 12, 2014 11:00:00 PM


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- SUPPLANT

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


Supplant

(v.) to replace or substitute

(pronounced "suhl-PLANT")

  

records

Example Sentence:

  • Compact discs had supplanted long-playing records in most music stores by the 1990's.

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GRE Word of the Day - Conspicuous

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


Conspicuous

(adj.) obvious

(pronounced "kuhn-SPIK-yoo-uhs")

  

for sale sign

Example Sentence:

  • I put the "For Sale" sign in a conspicuous spot in the front yard so everyone could see it.

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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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