GRE prep test: Word Vocabulary Games: English

adj. blase
nonchalantly unconcerned
deserving or inciting pity; pathetic; piteous; poor; wretched
trying; severe; demanding
lasting throughout the whole year

adj. uncanny
intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions; placative; placatory
related on the mother's side
stirring; stimulating; exciting
surpassing the ordinary or normal

adj. recumbent
not capable of being violated or infringed; inviolable
moving and bending with ease; lithe; lithesome; slender; supple; svelte; sylphlike
below the threshold of conscious perception
lying down

adj. sartorial
of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
resembling a creature with the body of a lion and the face of a woman
of this earth or world
of or relating to or supporting Romanism; Romanist; romish; Roman Catholic

adj. servile
of or relating to alluvium
relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants
(of reputation) free from blemishes; untainted; untarnished
having a common center; homocentric

n. attrition
the act of rubbing together
collection of records especially about an institution
invulnerability; sacredness
the most powerful members of a society

n. necromancy
a stupid mistake; folly; foolishness; imbecility
conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
long period of time
a nervous restrained laugh

adj. detached
showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement
shockingly repellent; grisly; gruesome; sick
separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; come off; come away
having a secret or hidden meaning; qabalistic; cryptic; cryptical

adj. pervasive
notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex; saw-toothed; toothed; notched
still in existence
feeling self-importance
spreading or spread throughout; permeative

adj. curdled
of or providing nourishment; nourishing; nutrient; nutritious; nutritive
powerful; forceful
difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; clumsy; ungainly
transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; grumous; grumose