GRE Practice Test: Vocabulary Tests: Adjective Noun Tests

adj. perspicacious
unequivocally detestable; execrable
out of fashion; ex; old-fashioned; outmoded
mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
(of a male) capable of copulation

adj. temporal
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; rasping; rough; scratchy
of this earth or world
relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
(of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality

adj. placid
inconceivably extended in space or time
(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; muscular; powerful
persistent petty and unjustified criticism; faultfinding
not easily irritated; good-tempered

adj. chimerical
totally submissive; grovelling; wormlike; wormy
produced by a wildly fanciful imagination
not genuine or real; imitation; simulated
producing a sizeable profit; remunerative

adj. tertiary
of the night
in opposition to a civil authority or government
coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
humorously vulgar; ribald

adj. facile
expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; fluent; silver; silver-tongued; smooth-spoken
in an early stage of development
artificial; man-made
having a bad disposition

n. holocaust
book containing the main principles of Christianity
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945
a very steep cliff
a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

adj. insensible
full of high-spirited delight; joyful; jubilant
lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
having unsuitable feminine qualities; epicene; cissy; sissified; sissyish; sissy
unresponsive to stimulation

adj. demode
exacting especially about details; fussy; particular; picky
of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky; sky-blue; bright blue
out of fashion; ex; old-fashioned; outmoded; passe; passee
softly bright or radiant; lucent; luminous

adj. bounderish
(of persons) lacking in refinement or grace; lowbred; rude; underbred; yokelish
deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious; blameable; blameful; censurable
deeply agitated especially from emotion
having unsuitable feminine qualities; epicene; sissified; sissyish; sissy