Top 12 words for gre

Anomaly  : Irregularity

A bird that cannot fly is irregularity
Assuage : Ease , Lessen

Your message of cheer should assuage her suffering

Enigma : Puzzle

Despite all attempts to decipher the code , it remained enigma.

Equivocal : lie , mislead, attempt to conceal the truth

The audience saw through his attempts to equivocate on the subject under discussion and ridiculed his remarks.
Erudite : Learned , Scholarly

Though his fellow students thought him erudite , Paul knew he would have to spend many year in serious study before he could consider himself scholar.

Fervid : Ardent

Her fervid enthusiasm inspired all of us to undertake the dangerous mission.

Lucid : Easily understood , clear , intelligible

Opaque : Dark , Not Transparent

The opaque window kept the sunlight out of the room.

Placate : Pacify , Conciliate

The teacher tried to placate the angry mother.

Precipitate : Rash , immature , hasty , sudden

Do not precipitate in this matter ; investigate further.

Prodigal : wasteful, reckless with money

The prodigal son squandered his inheritance .

Zeal : eager , enthusiasm

Wang 's  Zeal was contagious; soon all his fellow students were busily making posters, inspired by his ardent enthusiasm for the cause.