Every now and then I like to choose really difficult, not frequently used words, because every now and then the GRE verbal section will contain a really difficulty, not frequently used word (“objurgate” from the first online practice test leaps to mind).
Twist your brain with this challenging GRE problem! Then, leave a comment with your work and best guess. Good luck!
Welcome to Part 2 of the vocabulary list that I drew from our recent April and May article(s) of the month. You can find Part 1 here. Let’s jump back in: Appropriation This is a confusing word since it can mean one of two things, and these two things tend to be contradictory. Appropriation can […]
A good TC (text completion) strategy that most test prep outfits promote is reading the sentence and then trying to figure out which simple words goes in the blank, before trying to match that word with one found in the answer choices. While this might work on one-sentence Text Completions, sometimes the longer questions are […]
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If you haven’t yet, I recommend checking out the April and May article(s) of the month, in which the following vocabulary pops up. Since there was a wealth of GRE words, I spread them out over two Vocab Wednesdays. Here is the first part. Felonious Felonious is a potentially intimidating word that really […]
Here are nine GRE Quantitative Comparison questions, ranging in difficulty from moderate to quite hard (arguably as hard as, or perhaps harder than, anything you would see on the GRE Quant section). Solutions will come at the end of the article. Remember: don’t touch a calculator! 1) 2) 3) […]
Welcome back! If you haven’t had a chance to try your hand at this week’s Brain Twister, head back to the original post so you don’t accidentally see the answer here. Question A “phrase” is made up of the first seven letters of the alphabet so that each letter appears exactly once. The “phrase” […]
A farrago is a confusing jumble of something. Formidable (described in more detail below) means causing inspiring awe or fear. These words aren’t easy, so I’m guessing they’ll be quite formidable. Formidable As I mentioned above, if something is formidable it is big and scary. Let’s talk tests. Both the GMAT and GRE […]