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GRE Word of the Day- Diminutive

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 25, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Diminutive

(adj.) extremely small

(pronounced "dih-MIN-yuh-tiv")

  

pen and ink

Example Sentence:

The author wrote a series of stories based on the adventures and misadventures of a race of diminutive people living on an isolated island.

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GRE Word of the Day- Discordant

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

Discordant

(adj.) disagreeing or incongruous

(pronounced "dis-KAWR-dnt")

  

Debate

Example Sentence:

The two candidates' discordant viewpoints on foreign policy were most apparent during their debate.

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GRE Word of the Day- Tenet

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


Tenet

(n.) a belief or principle

(pronounced "TEN-it")

  

ruler

Example Sentence:

  • One of Jonathan's guiding tenets is the Golden Rule.

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GRE Word of the Day- Foment

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

Foment

(v) to instigate or promote

(pronounced "foh-MENT")

  

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Example Sentence:

The movement sought to foment revolution among the working class.  

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GRE Word of the Day: Narcissist

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 19, 2014 9:03:00 AM

NARCISSIST

(n) a person who loves themselves

(pronounced "nahr-suh-sist")

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"Lily remains a dedicated narcissist, addicted to face-lifts and a number of self-gratifying social causes."  

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GRE Word of the Day- Corroborate

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 18, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Corroborate

(v.) to support with evidence

(pronounced "kuh-ROB-er-it") 

  

witness

Example Sentence:

  • The witness corroborated the suspect's alibi.

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GRE Word of the Day- Extricable

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Extricable

(adj) able to be freed from entanglement or trouble

(pronounced "EK-stri-kuh-buhl")

  

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Example Sentence:

All of Axel's worrying was for naught; his problem turned out to be of an extricable nature and was easily solved. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Discern

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 14, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Discern

(v.) to understand the difference

(pronounced "dih-SURN")

  

chemical formula

Example Sentence:

Mandy found it difficult to discern between the two chemical formulas; her instructor had to diagram them before she was able to grasp their subtle differences.

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GRE Word of the Day- Covet

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Aug 13, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Covet

(v.) to want or desire

(pronounced "KUHV-it")

  

red convertible

Example Sentence:

Mariah coveted Marc's brand new red convertible; she had wanted a car like that for years. 

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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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