GRE Test: Vocabulary Test: Noun Vocabulary List

n. slur
stain; blemish; mark; insult; disgrace
a comic verse of irregular measure; jingle
a person's brother or sister
overbearing pride or presumption

n. brochure
the sound made by beating a drum; drumbeat
a small book usually having a paper cover; folder; leaflet; pamphlet
any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
the utterance of sounds expressing great joy

n. rampart
an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; wall
to presume; to suppose
any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant
light sword; thin metal sheets

n. mortician
one whose business is the management of funerals; funeral undertaker; funeral director
someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner; slogger
an ancestor in the direct line
the act of consoling

n. witticism
a person who shows no gratitude; ungrateful person
a final climactic stage; apogee; a concluding action
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter; humour; wittiness
a performance using gestures and body movements without words; dumb show

n. servitude
an extravagantly enthusiastic review
a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment
a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

n. ecologist
a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others; peeper
a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment
a person who travels through the water by swimming; bather
liberality in bestowing gifts; magnanimity; openhandedness

n. dichotomy
apoapsis in Earth orbit
being twofold
an instance of misfortune
inactivity; immobility

n. adactylia
sexual instinct
something of small importance; trifle; small beer
pretending to be another person
congenital absence of fingers and/or toes; adactylism

n. amyotonia
lack of normal muscular tension or tonus; atonia
a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment