If you steadily work through a words a day, you will quickly build your vocabulary! I am looking for some material that it could be helpful for me to study. Here is a sample of the test. Would you help me out after reading the mock exam and tell me which vocabulary package could be the best fit for me?
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A playground, for instance, is the ground on which children play. But not all compound words are that easy to figure out. Below are a few tough ones that may just show up test day. Watershed In geographical terms, a watershed describes the area where two parts of land are broken up by a river. The GRE cares little for such earth science niceties. The figurative definition—and the one you need to know—is any major turning point in an event.
Well, think again. A hallmark is a distinctive feature that usually connotes a sense of excellence. Think of something that allows you to distinguish what is truly excellent from what is merely average.
The hallmark of a fine champagne, for instance, is the presence of bubbles; the hallmark of a good education is vocabulary. The hallmark of a well-functioning democracy is a means by which corrupt organizations can be kept in check.
The obsolete root lode- means main, or chief. Figuratively speaking, lodestar means anything that acts as a guide, usually in a positive sense. It connotes a sense of disorder and a lack of planning. Over the past couple of decades the city center has been gentrified in a piecemeal fashion so that some of the cafes and stores that once were the embodiment of chic now seem dated, giving the area more of a bygone than an up-and-coming feel.
Freewheeling Despite the images this fun word conjures, it has nothing to do with riding a bike an innovative fashion. Freewheeling describes any process free order, laws, or regulations. Freewheeling can also describe a person who is heedless of rules.
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