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GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 1 (Thursday evening or Friday morn.

)
Fill in the table for each of the descriptions given provide the corresponding word from the list. You
will encounter each of the words at least once.
Word Description Write the appropriate word here
, ; ; , precipice
, ; , ; ,
desiccated
()
praise, glorify, acclaim, admire, honor, approve, compliment laud
, , laudable
plastic, moldable, shapeable, flexible, adaptable, bendable,
malleable
changeable, transformable
, gullible
, () , , ,
, , () , () audacity
,
, , , precipitous
, ; , ,
; , ,
ephemeral
fall, pour, rain, snow; cause to be deposited in solid form precipitate
confirm, verify, validate, back up, support, prove corroborate
, , ,

desiccant
talkative, chatty, wordy, babbling loquacious
throw violently, launch, send into, push forward precipitate
, , gull
, , , , desiccate
, , , , ,
, , ;
audacious
, ;
;
, , ,
() , ,
precipitate
, , , laconic
, , precipitous
, , ,
,
precipitation
, , loquacity
, ; ,
() ; () precipitous

fool, deceive, cheat, trick, mislead, dupe gull


praiseful, praising, complimentary, flattering, approving laudatory
GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 2 (Friday morning)
Fill in the gaps with the corresponding words from the list. Theres only ONE English word for each gap no
matter how many words in capital letters are used in the corresponding Russian sentence. You may
have to change the form of the word. You will encounter each word from the list at least once.
The end of the war led to a precipitous decline in
1
exports. .
Her audacity came in handy during our most recent
2
emergency. .
3 Her death precipitated a family crisis. .
4 The company is now on the edge of a precipice. .
Drierite is a desiccant; people put it in safes, ;
5 cabinets, and other closed-in spaces to keep the air ,
dry. , .
,
In his keynote speech, General Electric research

6 chief W. D. Coolidge lauded Ernests boldness and
,
faith and persistence to a degree rarely matched.
.

7 He had a reputation for being laconic.
().
Biological activity in the oceans causes calcite to
8 precipitate through processes involving excretion ,
and precipitation. .

One of those ideas materialized Monday, when
,
SoftBank unveiled an audacious $32 billion deal to
9 () 32
acquire ARM Holdings, the British semiconductor
ARM Holdings
designer.
.
Fair also received a laudatory note from Bill
10 Clinton, who praised the interrogator for his ,
courage. .
She followed the sound of her voice until she
,
11 suddenly found herself on the edge of a steep
.
precipice.
These small plates are malleable and respond -
differently to the movements of the large tectonic
12
plates farther down, namely the African and ,
European plates. .
The bare precipitous rocks rise up on either side
13 like two cyclopean towers, flanking the gateway of ,
the Cevennes. .
(,
But his unpredictability and audacity as a candidate ) ,
14
mean there are few boundaries he won't cross. ,
.
15 Don't be such a gull! !
,
Recently, the book was lauded by Oprah, launching
16
Whiteheads work into a new strata of popularity.
.
The small island on the other side is almost equally
17
wooded, but is less precipitous. , .
18 The "springtime" proved ephemeral. .

To the English, Goldsmith appeared stereotypically
: -,
19 Irish: easygoing, innocent and loquacious, but also
, ,
impudent, feckless and improvident.
.
A light step was heard crossing the floor, as if from ,
the bed to the window; and almost at the same ;
20 instant the door gave way, and, yielding to the ,
pressure of the external applicants, nearly ,
precipitated them into the room. .
They uploaded their consciousness into the cloud,
,
21 and let their bodies desiccate, decompose and
, .
disappear.

They are gulled by the oldest trick of all, the one
22 ,
that gets the victim to look somewhere else.
.

The vapour formed at once into thick drops on the
23
trees and was precipitated in turn on us.
.
A recognition of this complexity is itself sufficient to
24 compel the thoughtful interpreter to avoid ,
precipitous decisions. .
The robbery was committed in a very audacious
25 manner, for several persons were passing in the ()
street at the time. .
,
Its all just an anarchic mess, beyond the
,
26 technocratic solutions proposed by desiccated,
,
politically correct elites.
.
But that was just what I wanted to avoid, because I , ,
27 was acquainted with Monsieur
Pomponne's loquacity. .
,
The melody is malleable enough to fit into any
:
28 context: it can sound happy, sad, hopeful, or funny,
, , ,
depending on the context.
.

The weather forecast calls for some sort of frozen
29
precipitation tomorrow either snow or sleet.
, .
I'm not gullible enough to believe something that , -
30
outrageous. .
, ,
But Hickton said Trombetta was always lauded as
-
31 the innovative schools founder at least until he
, ,
was indicted three years ago.
.
,
The fossils corroborate the theory that Australia

32 transitioned from a wet, humid climate to its arid

state during the Miocene.
.
Mr. Bryan's voice expressed strained but laudable ,
33
patience. .
GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 3 (Saturday)
Fill in the table for each of the descriptions given provide the corresponding word from the list. You
will encounter each of the words at least once.
Word Description Write the appropriate word here
praise, glorify, acclaim, admire, honor, approve, compliment laud
confirm, verify, validate, back up, support, prove corroborate
talkativeness, wordiness loquacity
, , ,
precipitate
() , ,
fool, deceive, cheat, trick, mislead, dupe gull
abrupt, sudden, unexpected, rapid, quick, fast, overhasty, impulsive,
precipitous
rash, reckless
praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, deserving, worthy laudable
drier, drying agent, dehydrator desiccant
( ), , ,
precipitate
, ; ( ),
, , ,
precipitation
,
plastic, moldable, shapeable, flexible, adaptable, bendable,
malleable
changeable, transformable
fool, simpleton, dupe gull
, , , laconic
steep, abrupt, sharp, sheer, high, vertical precipitous
, ; , ,
ephemeral
; , ,
, , , loquacious
, , , , ,
, , ;
, ;
audacious
;
, ; ; , precipice
, ; , ; ,
desiccated
()
praiseful, praising, complimentary, flattering, approving laudatory
naive, trusting, foolish, unsuspecting gullible
fall, pour, rain, snow; cause to be deposited in solid form precipitate
dry out, dehydrate, drain, devitalize desiccate
, () , , ,
, , () , () audacity
,
GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 4 (Sunday) - revision
Fill in the table for each of the descriptions given provide the corresponding word from the list. You
will encounter each of the words at least once.
Word Description Write the appropriate word here
passionate, excited, intensely emotional, feverish, fervent, burning fervid
, , ; ;
enigma
;
, , , placid
, ; , prodigality
, ( );
, , , opacity

, , , zealot
, , ; ,

equivocate
, , ; enigmatic
, ( );
, , , , opaque
,
, , , , , , fervor
, (, , ); (
assuage
); ,
, ; ,
equivocation

, , , ( );
lucidity
(.) , ,
wasteful, spending a lot of money, lavish, reckless, excessive,
prodigal
extravagant
, , , , , fervor
(crystal) clear; easily understood, logical, clearheaded, sensible,
lucid
transparent
inconvincible, determined, stubborn, uncompromising, relentless,
implacable
unable to be calmed
ambiguous, uncertain, indeterminate, evasive, inconclusive equivocal
, () , ,
erudite

enthusiastic, passionate, intense, excited, ecstatic, zealous, fiery,


fervent
fervid
softly bright, glowing, beamy, radiant, lucid, transparent lucent
encyclopaedism, learnedness erudition
GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 5 (Monday)
Fill in the gaps with the corresponding words from the list. Theres only ONE English word for each gap no
matter how many words in capital letters are used in the corresponding Russian sentence. You may
have to change the form of the word. You will encounter each word from the list at least once.
They were precipitated into a conflict for which () ,
1
they were quite unprepared. .
Everyone focuses on the desiccated grapes and
2 their concentrated flavors, but no one mentions the ,
stalks, he said. , .
She had the audacity to pick up the receiver and [] ,
3
ask me to hang up. .
The rats quick learning curve suggests that human ,
4 adults, too, may have more malleable brains than , , ,
we suspect. , .
A more perfect search engine would not be so
5
easily gulled. .
Precipitation is about 6 inches almost 25 6
6 percent below normal for the first seven months 25%
of the year. .
The class of people most lauded by their own and ,
7 other nations is that of the brave and hardy ,
fishermen of Denmark. .
Sooner or later aid must come from England, and
8 crush a rebellion whose success has only been ,
ephemeral. .
The Post gave laudatory coverage to Charles

9 Barkley for defending Gordon against homophobic
.
haters.
()
10 He was malleable material in her fingers.
.
11 How could you be such a gull? ?
12 the crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution ,
And his game is a visceral
13
thrill, audacious dribbles and daring runs. .
14 the ephemeral joys of childhood
Mrs. Shallop's pent-up loquacity let itself loose,
15 after being kept under control for nearly forty- 48-
eight hours. .
,
One ingredient found in almost all pill containers ,
16 is a desiccant cotton batten or a small canister
containing a harmless, water-absorbing compound. , ,
.
In the 20th century, the precipitous hill at this 20-
17
point was relatively useless for easy development. .
An amazing scheme both for its simplicity and ,
18
sheer audacity. .
19 But a Surrey Police statement said "an extensive , ,
and thorough investigation" has not brought about
"any evidence to corroborate" the abduction. , .
With hardly any control over our legs our descent ,
20
was precipitous. .

21 They sell overpriced souvenirs to gullible tourists.
.
,
22 But on the topic of migration, she is loquacious.
.
,
Then begins a slow process in which

minerals precipitate from groundwater into the
23 () ,
encased organic material, eventually replacing it
, ,
with a stony replica: a fossil.
.
Rational imagination is plastic imagination
24
desiccated and simplified. .
His laconic reply suggested a lack of interest in the ()
25
topi. .

That kind of speculation could lead a general

26 manager to make precipitous moves to save his
()
job.
.
,
27 There were few to laud poor Romney, however.
.

Investment and development is at an all-time high
,
and operators are on the precipice of bringing
28 ,
revolutionary broadband access to market,
,
SpaceX said.
SpaceX.
,
International bodies and rating firms
,
29 have lauded the steps taken to strengthen the
-
South Asian economy, he said.
.
,
30 Anna was shaken enough to be malleable.
( ).
Temperatures in parts of Alberta were as much as
31 30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal in the weeks 30
before the fires began, desiccating the landscape. , .
, ,
32 It was an ambitious, some say audacious, project.
.
, ,
What he saw made him jump up, and run to the
33 ,
edge of the precipice, to see all he could.
.

34 It is very laudable zeal in so young a man.
.
The precipitous sides of the great mountains
,
35 between which they run, frown over them and fill
, .
them with gloom.
GSSG. GRE Prep Words List 4. Homework. Exercise 6 (Wednesday)
Fill in the table for each of the descriptions given provide the corresponding word from the list. You
will encounter each of the words at least once.
Word Description Write the appropriate word here
(., .) , , ,
precipitate
,
, gullible
, , laudable
bring about (abruptly), lead to, produce, cause to happen suddenly,
precipitate
trigger, provoke, push forward
, , ,
desiccant

, , loquacity
, , ( , ,
, ); , , ,
, (, , malleable
. .); , , ()

, , , precipitous
, (, , ) corroborate
, , gull
aggressive boldness, fearlessness, courage, nerve, shameless
boldness, impudence, eccentricity, bold originality
audacity
falling from sky, rain, rainfall, snow, snowfall, hail, sleet; chemical
action; forming a sediment
precipitate
, , () ,
() , , ,
laud
(), ,
, ,
dried, dry, dehydrated, lacking interest, passion or energy desiccated
momentary, passing, brief, short, impermanent, temporary,
transitory
ephemeral
fearless, daring, courageous, very bold, nervy, impudent,
shameless, unconventional, original
audacious
, , precipitous
talkative, chatty, wordy, babbling loquacious
, , , gull
brief, compact, concise, succinct, aphoristic laconic
, , , , desiccate
throw violently, launch, send into, push forward precipitate

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