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GRE Word of the Day - Vigilant

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 17, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Vigilant

(adj.) alerted, watchful

(pronounced "VIJ-uh-luhnt")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Karen kept a vigilant eye on the children she was babysitting.

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GRE Word of the Day - Epitome

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 16, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Epitome

(n.) a perfect example

(pronounced "ih-PIT-uh-mee")

  

bad day

Example Sentence:

  • Today was the epitome of a horrible day, Oscar's car wouldn't start, he forgot to pack a lunch and left his reports for that afternoon's meeting on his kitchen table.

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GRE Word of the Day - Adroit

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 15, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Adroit

(adj.) skillful or resourceful

(pronounced "uh-DROIT")

  

sewing

Example Sentence:

  • Phyllis was an adroit seamstress, able to replicate even the most complex patterns.

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GRE Word of the Day - Devoid

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 14, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Devoid

(adj.) completely lacking

(pronounced "dih-VOID")

  

detention

Example Sentence:

  • After Jim informed his mother that he had been talking in class again and would be serving detention all next week her expression was devoid of sympathy.

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GRE Word of the Day - Lucid

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 11, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Lucid

(adj.) clear, easily understood

(pronounced "LOO-sid")

  

peach

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  • Stanley's lucid explanation helped Toby understand how to solve the math problem.

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GRE Word of the Day - Scrutinize

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 10, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Scrutinize

(v.) to inspect carefully

(pronounced "SKROOT-n-ahyz")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Meredith scrutinized Creed's face as he offered his excuse for missing her party, searching for any sign of deceit.

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GRE Word of the Day - Obtuse

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Jul 9, 2014 8:00:00 AM


Obtuse

(adj.) not sharp or bright in intellect or feeling

(pronounced "uhb-TOOS")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Ms. Beesly was too obtuse to notice that she was being mocked by her third grade students.

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GRE Word of the Day - Flippant

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


Flippant

(adj.) disrespectful, lacking seriousness

(pronounced "FLIP-uhnt")

  

trash

Example Sentence:

  • Andy tossed his trash out the window in a display of flippant disregard for the environment.

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GRE Word of the Day - Mundane

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


Mundane

(adj.) ordinary or normal

(pronounced "muhn-DEYN")

  

peach

Example Sentence:

  • Angela found her life rather mundane before she moved out of Scranton into Manhattan.

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GRE Word of the Day - Effusive

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


Effusive

(adj.) abundant or overflowing

(pronounced "ih-FYOO-siv")

  

hugging

Example Sentence:

  • Michael's new girlfriend embarrassed him with her effusive display of affection in front of his parents.

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