GRE verbal preparation: Vocabulary Games: English

n. spat
a young oyster or other bivalve
an impression that something might be the case; suspicion
common language
imaginary or visionary theorization

n. paean
a slight suggestion or vague understanding; glimmering; glimmer
the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct; magnanimousness
a stopping
voiced or written song of rejoicing

n. torso
the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; body
a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; gritstone
a person who takes a practical approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions
a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone

n. prescience
the power to foresee the future
noisy talk; yakety-yak; chatter; cackle
influencing strongly; impact
an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column; hunchback

n. recrimination
a doctrine that is taught; commandment
a state of extreme confusion and disorder; bedlam; topsy-turvydom; topsy-turvyness
mutual accusations
foil in thin strips

n. connivance
the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
a feathered plume on a helmet
encouragement; implied permission
a small book usually having a paper cover; folder; leaflet; pamphlet

n. acclivity
an act of forcible exhalation; snorting
belief in a single God
things that make you comfortable and at ease; conveniences
an upward slope or grade (as in a road); rise; raise; climb; upgrade

adj. preternatural
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are; practicable; viable; workable
modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; transcendental
young and inexperienced

n. precipice
a spear with three prongs
pang of the conscience; regret; sorrow
a very steep cliff
falsification by the use of sophistry

n. reconciler
color; aspect; outcry
the property of excessive fatness; stoutness
a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; burnouse
someone who tries to bring peace; pacifier; peacemaker