GRE Test Vocabulary and SAT Test Vocabulary
High Frequency Words
The following is a list of high frequency
vocabulary words found on multiple exams, such as the GRE and SAT. Make a study
schedule and memorize the following terms to excel on your test.
different from an accepted norm.
aberration: Deviation from
a right, customary, or prescribed course.
abet: To aid, promote, or
encourage the commission of (an offense).
abeyance: A state of
suspension or temporary inaction.
abjure: To recant,
renounce, repudiate under oath.
ablution: A washing or
cleansing, especially of the body.
abrogate: To abolish,
abscond: To depart suddenly
and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
abstruse: Dealing with
matters difficult to be understood.
abut: To touch at the end
or boundary line.
accede: To agree.
acquiesce: To comply;
acrid: Harshly pungent or
acumen: Quickness of
intellectual insight, or discernment; keenness of discrimination.
adage: An old saying.
adamant: Any substance of
exceeding hardness or impenetrability.
admonition: Gentle reproof.
adumbrate: To represent
beforehand in outline or by emblem.
affable: Easy to approach.
aggrandize: To cause to