GRE verbal word list: Improving Vocabulary: English

v. consort
escape, either physically or mentally
keep company
remove or make invisible; cancel; erase
foreshadow or presage; harbinger; foretell; herald

v. squander
disturb the composure of; unsettle
contribute; add; bring; grant
spend extravagantly; waste; ware
have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results

v. hoard
hit hard; whop; whap; bonk
get or gather together; accumulate; pile up; amass; compile
expose while ridiculing
stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

v. whittle
cancel officially; lift; countermand; reverse; overturn; rescind; vacate
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; lead by the nose; play false
cut small bits or pare shavings from
be immersed in

v. primp
treat with contemptuous disregard
assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned; cue
make a reduction, as in one's workforce
dress or groom with elaborate care; plume; dress

n. faculty
wooden floor
a display of bad temper; scene; conniption
textual matter that is added onto a publication; postscript
the body of teachers and administrators at a school

n. impetus
intrigue; plot
a natural inclination; leaning
the act of applying force suddenly
one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder; rung

v. stifle
be asphyxiated; asphyxiate
make weak; drain
be false to; cozen
record in chronological order

v. sire
torture and torment
make children; engender; father; mother; generate; bring forth
make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
revoke formally

v. cocker
treat with excessive indulgence; cosset; baby; coddle; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge
harass with persistent criticism or carping; razz; rag; cod
escape, either physically or mentally
abandon one's beliefs or allegiances; tergiversate