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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
, ; ; ,
, ; , ; ,
()
praise, glorify, acclaim, admire, honor, approve, compliment
, ,
plastic, moldable, shapeable, flexible, adaptable, bendable,
changeable, transformable
,
, () , , ,
, , () , ()
,
, , ,
, ; , ,
; , ,
fall, pour, rain, snow; cause to be deposited in solid form
confirm, verify, validate, back up, support, prove
, , ,

talkative, chatty, wordy, babbling


throw violently, launch, send into, push forward
, ,
, , , ,
, , , , ,
, , ;
, ;
;
, , ,
() , ,
, , ,
, ,
, , ,
,
, ,
, ; ,
() ; ()

fool, deceive, cheat, trick, mislead, dupe


praiseful, praising, complimentary, flattering, approving

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 ____________________
1
decline in exports. .
Her ____________________ came in handy during
2
our most recent emergency. .
3 Her death ____________________ a family crisis. .
The company is now on the edge of a
4 .
____________________.
Drierite is a ____________________; people put it ;
5 in safes, cabinets, and other closed-in spaces to keep ,
the air dry. , .
In his keynote speech, General Electric research ,
chief W. D. Coolidge ____________________
6
Ernests boldness and faith and persistence to a ,
degree rarely matched. .

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

One of those ideas materialized Monday, when
,
SoftBank unveiled an ____________________ $32
9 () 32
billion deal to acquire ARM Holdings, the British
ARM Holdings
semiconductor designer.
.
Fair also received a ____________________ note
10 from Bill 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
.
____________________.
These small plates are ____________________ and -
respond differently to the movements of the large
12
tectonic plates farther down, namely the African and ,
European plates. .
The bare ____________________ rocks rise up on
13 either side like two cyclopean towers, flanking the ,
gateway of the Cevennes. .
(,
But his unpredictability
) ,
14 and ____________________ as a candidate mean
,
there are few boundaries he won't cross.
.
15 Don't be such a ____________________! !
Recently, the book was ____________________ by ,
16 Oprah, launching Whiteheads work into a new
strata of popularity. .
The small island on the other side is almost equally
17
wooded, but is less ____________________. , .
18 The "springtime" proved ____________________. .
To the English, Goldsmith appeared stereotypically
Irish: easygoing, innocent : -,
19
and ____________________, 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 ,
____________________them into the room. .
They uploaded their consciousness into the cloud,
,
21 and let their bodies ____________________,
, .
decompose and disappear.
They are ____________________ by the oldest trick
22 of all, the one that gets the victim to look somewhere ,
else. .

The vapour formed at once into thick drops on the
23
trees and was ____________________ in turn on us.
.
A recognition of this complexity is itself sufficient to
24 compel the thoughtful interpreter to avoid ,
____________________ decisions. .
The robbery was committed in a very
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
,
____________________, politically correct elites.
.
But that was just what I wanted to avoid, because I , ,
27 was acquainted with Monsieur
Pomponne's ____________________. .
,
The melody is ____________________ enough to
:
28 fit into any context: it can sound happy, sad, hopeful,
, , ,
or funny, depending on the context.
.
The weather forecast calls for some sort of frozen
29 ____________________ tomorrow either snow or
sleet. , .
I'm not ____________________ enough to believe , -
30
something that outrageous. .
But Hickton said Trombetta was , ,
always ____________________ as the innovative -
31
schools founder at least until he was indicted three , ,
years ago. .
,
The fossils ____________________ the theory that

32 Australia transitioned from a wet, humid climate to

its arid state during the Miocene.
.
Mr. Bryan's voice expressed strained but ,
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
confirm, verify, validate, back up, support, prove
talkativeness, wordiness
, , ,
() , ,
fool, deceive, cheat, trick, mislead, dupe
abrupt, sudden, unexpected, rapid, quick, fast, overhasty, impulsive,
rash, reckless
praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, deserving, worthy
drier, drying agent, dehydrator
( ), , ,
, ; ( ),
, , ,
,
plastic, moldable, shapeable, flexible, adaptable, bendable,
changeable, transformable
fool, simpleton, dupe
, , ,
steep, abrupt, sharp, sheer, high, vertical
, ; , ,
; , ,
, , ,
, , , , ,
, , ;
, ;
;
, ; ; ,
, ; , ; ,
()
praiseful, praising, complimentary, flattering, approving
naive, trusting, foolish, unsuspecting
fall, pour, rain, snow; cause to be deposited in solid form
dry out, dehydrate, drain, devitalize
, () , , ,
, , () , ()
,
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
, , ; ;
;
, , ,
, ; ,
, ( );
, , ,

, , ,
, , ; ,

, , ;
, ( );
, , , ,
,
, , , , , ,
, (, , ); (
); ,
, ; ,

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

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


fervid
softly bright, glowing, beamy, radiant, lucid, transparent
encyclopaedism, learnedness
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 ____________________ into a conflict () ,
1
for which they were quite unprepared. .
Everyone focuses on the ____________________
2 grapes and their concentrated flavors, but no one ,
mentions the stalks, he said. , .
She had the ____________________ to pick up [] ,
3
the receiver and ask me to hang up. .
The rats quick learning curve suggests that human ,
4 adults, too, may have more , , ,
____________________ brains than we suspect. , .
A more perfect search engine would not be so
5
easily ____________________. .
____________________ is about 6 inches 6
6 almost 25 percent below normal for the first 25%
seven months of the year. .
The class of people most ____________________ ,
7 by their own and 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 ,
____________________. .
The Post gave ____________________ coverage

9 to Charles Barkley for defending Gordon against
.
homophobic haters.
He was ____________________ material in her ()
10
fingers. .
11 How could you be such a _________________? ?
12 the crisis _______________ by Russia's revolution ,
And his game is a visceral thrill,
13
___________________ dribbles and daring runs. .
14 the ____________________ joys of childhood
Mrs. Shallop's pent-up ____________________ let
15 itself loose, after being kept under control for 48-
nearly forty-eight hours. .
,
One ingredient found in almost all pill containers
,
is a ____________________ cotton batten or a
16
small canister containing a harmless, water-
, ,
absorbing compound.
.
In the 20th century, the ____________________
20-
17 hill at this point was relatively useless for easy
.
development.
An amazing scheme both for its simplicity and ,
18
sheer ____________________. .
But a Surrey Police statement said "an extensive
, ,
and thorough investigation" has not brought about
19
"any evidence to ____________________" the
, .
abduction.
With hardly any control over our legs our descent ,
20
was ____________________. .
They sell overpriced souvenirs
21
to ____________________ tourists. .
But on the topic of migration, she ,
22
is ____________________. .
Then begins a slow process in which ,
minerals ____________________ from
23 groundwater into the encased organic material, () ,
eventually replacing it with a stony replica: a , ,
fossil. .
Rational imagination is plastic imagination
24
____________________ and simplified. .
His ____________________ reply suggested a ()
25
lack of interest in the topi. .

That kind of speculation could lead a general

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

Investment and development is at an all-time high
,
and operators are on the ____________________
28 ,
of bringing revolutionary broadband access to
,
market, SpaceX said.
SpaceX.
,
International bodies and rating firms
,
29 have ____________________ the steps taken to
-
strengthen the South Asian economy, he said.
.
Anna was shaken enough to be ,
30
____________________. ( ).
Temperatures in parts of Alberta were as much as

30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal in the weeks
31 30
before the fires began, ____________________
, .
the landscape.
It was an ambitious, some , ,
32
say ____________________, project. .
What he saw made him jump up, and run to the , ,
33 edge of the ____________________, to see all he ,
could. .
It is very ____________________
34
____________________ in so young a man. .
The ____________________ sides of the great
,
35 mountains 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
(., .) , , ,
,
,
, ,
bring about (abruptly), lead to, produce, cause to happen suddenly,
trigger, provoke, push forward
, , ,

, ,
, , ( , ,
, ); , , ,
, (, ,
. .); , , ()

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

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