Cloying GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Cloying GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ (adj) Definition excessive and fulsome therefore disgusting, nauseating, too sentimental, mawkish, sickening – oversweet, sickly, syrupy, too sweet or sugary, sticky Example Part of what I’m interested in interrogating is this kind of collective shame that we feel about cloying sentimentality, and I think sometimes that shame manifests as accusation—accusing … Read more

Surplus 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

Surplus 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /ˈsɜː.pləs/ (adj & noun) (of an amount or quantity) more than enough, excess, extra, excess amount, redundancy, superfluous, remaining, superfluity, surfeit, spare, profusion, overflow, plethora, oversupply, leftover – an amount of money that is left after all liabilities have been met, additional A budget surplus occurs when income … Read more

Excessive 504 Absolutely Essential Words lesson 28

Excessive 504 Absolutely Essential Words lesson 28 /ekˈses.ɪv/ (adj) more than enough, unwarranted, too much, undue, unnecessary, immoderate, superfluous, disproportionate, extreme, overindulgent, lavish Cumulative and excessive sun exposure causes mainly basal cell and squamous cell skin cancer, while episodes of severe blistering sunburns, usually before age 18, can cause melanoma later in life. Other less … Read more

Superfluous 1100 Words You Need Week 37 Day 2

Superfluous 1100 Words You Need Week 37 Day 2 Superfluous 1100 Words You Need Week 37 Day 2 /suːˈpɜː.flu.əs/ US /-ˈpɝː-/ (adj) more than enough, overflowing, extra, additional, surplus, redundant, unnecessary, excess, leftover, spare, unneeded, excessive, unessential “This action eliminates superfluous reporting requirements, requirements that do not improve government transparency, but rather distract our intelligence … Read more

Surfeit 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 2

Surfeit 1100 Words You Need Surfeit 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 2 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS /ˈsɜː.fɪt/ (noun) excessive number or amount, overindulgence, plethora, excess, surplus, overabundance, oversupply, profusion Although skunks have very poor eyesight, they can only see 2-3 feet, … Read more

Inordinate 1100 Words You Need Week 23 Day 3

Inordinate 1100 Words You Need Inordinate 1100 Words You Need /ɪˈnɔː.dɪ.nət/ (adj) beyond reasonable limits in amount or degree, unreasonably large in size or degree, excessive, unrestrained, undue, unwarranted, immoderate, lavish, extravagant, unreasonable, disproportionate, exorbitant, unconscionable An inordinate affection is an unhealthy and obsessive attachment to a person or thing that manifests through uncontrollable “love”. … Read more