INCREASE VOCABULARY GRE TOP 1O WORDS LESSON 1
ANOMALY ot normal,standard or expected e Odd, abnormal or irregular e Usage: Since you come late everyday, your coming on time today is a welcome anomaly :
EQUIVOCAL . latin: "to call" - "equally . Having two or more possible meanings . Not easily understood or explained o Even my cat got confused with your equivocal answers.
LUCID Expressed clearly Easy to understand . The teacher gave lucid explanation to a very difficult topic.
PRECIPITATE make something undesirable happen unexpectedly and suddenly The speech by the political leader precipitated an internal crisis in the party
PRODIGAL e "The prodigal roommate returns." The prodigal roommate returns. spending money recklessly or freely /someone who spending money recklessly or freely / someone who spends recklessly lavish, wasteful, extravagant . lavish, wasteful, extrav
OPAQUE e not transparent e can't see through
ASSUAGE e make things less intense make things less intense o make things calm or relieved e Mom assuaged the child after he had a nightmare. He tried to assuage the guild of wrongdoing by doing right.
ERUDITE . Erudite scholars having intellectual discussions Erudite scholars having intellectual discussions e learned, well educated, intellectual having showing great knowledge
ENIGMA e mystery, puzzle, riddle, paradox a person or thing that is mysterious to understand