【完全版】GRE英単語例文集⑱|GRE General Test攻略のための必須英単語2163


【完全版】GRE英単語例文集⑱|1701. reproach~1800. sentient


本サイトはGRE General Test 攻略のための必須英単語 2163に掲載されている英単語の例文集⑱(1701. reproach~1800. sentient)です。







GRE General Test攻略のための必須英単語2163|1701. reproach~1800. sentient


1701. reproach [verb]


to criticize someone, especially for not being successful or not doing what is expected:

His mother reproached him for not eating all his dinner.


1702. reprobate [verb]


to condemn strongly as unworthy, unacceptable, or evil:

The movie was reprobated for glorifying violence.


1703. repudiate [verb]


to refuse to accept or obey something or someone:

Because I wanted to avoid the conflict between my two sisters, I repudiated their argument.


1704. repulse [verb]


to push someone or something back or away, especially to successfully stop an attack:

The enemy attack was quickly repulsed.


1705. requite [verb]


to give or do something in return for something given to you or done for you:

He chose to requite his wife for the lovely dinner by presenting her with a bouquet of flowers.


1706. rescind [verb]


to make a law, order, or decision no longer have any legal effect:

Because of illegal alcohol sales, the government had to rescind the prohibition act.


1707. reside [verb]


to live, have your home, or stay in a place:

The homeless man will reside in a local shelter until he can afford his own apartment.


1708. resign [verb]


to give up a job or position:

Because she was sick and could no longer work full-time, she resigned the directorship.


1709. resilient [adjective]


able to quickly return to its usual shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed:

This rubber ball is very resilient and immediately springs back into shape.


1710. resolute [adjective]


determined in character, action, or ideas:

After such a heart-breaking loss, every member of the team was more resolute than ever to win the next game against their arch-rivals.



オンライン英会話とは違う英語学習サービス HiNative Trek


1711. resonant [adjective]


clear and loud, or causing sounds to be clear and loud:

The resonant sound travels to every seat in the amphitheater.


1712. resounding [adjective]



A resounding cheer could be heard all the way across the stadium.


1713. respiration [noun]



During respiration, humans inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide.


1714. restitution [noun]


the return of objects that were stolen or lost:

They are demanding the restitution of ancient treasures that were removed from the country in the 16th century.


1715. restraint [noun]


something that limits the freedom of someone or something, or that prevents something from growing or increasing:

Even though she was upset, the irritated mother showed emotional restraint and refused to yell at her children.


1716. resurgent [adjective]


increasing again, or becoming popular again:

The publisher believed that vampire novels would be a resurgent trend this year.


1717. retch [verb]


to react in a way as if you are vomiting:

The pregnant woman was struck by a bout of morning sickness and began to retch.


1718. reticent [adjective]


unwilling to speak about your thoughts or feelings:

I am much more reticent while Barbara likes to discuss her personal life with our co-workers.


1719. retort [verb]


to answer someone quickly in an angry or funny way:

Even if someone insults you, don't retort as it only makes the situation worse.


1720. retrospective [adjective]


relating to or thinking about the past:

After the last football game, each player was asked to write a retrospective essay about his performance throughout the season.






1721. revamp [verb]


to change or arrange something again, in order to improve it:

The walled garden was completely revamped last year.


1722. reverberate [verb]


to echo repeatedly:

The loud music reverberated off the walls.


1723. revere [verb]


to greatly respect and admire someone or something:

Many people from India do not eat beef because they revere the cow as a sacred object.


1724. reverent [adjective]


showing great respect and admiration:

A reverent silence fell over the crowd.


1725. revert [verb]


to come or go back as to a former condition, period, or subject:

The state court refused to revert the local court’s decision.


1726. revivify [verb]


to give new energy and strength to an event or activity:

The interior decorator came up with some modern ideas to revivify the drab walls in her home.


1727. rhapsody [noun]


a piece of music that has no formal structure and expresses powerful feelings:

Because the singer was so passionate about his music, he sung the rhapsody with unrestrained enthusiasm.


1728. rhetoric [noun]


speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people:

Rhetoric is the study of the ways of using language effectively.


1729. ribald [adjective]


marked by coarseness or lewdness:

He entertained us with ribald stories.


1730. ridden [adjective]


full of something unpleasant or bad:

She was guilt-ridden when she discovered that the business had failed because of her.






1731. rife [adjective]


very common or frequent:

Graft and corruption were rife in city government.


1732. rift [noun]


a large crack in the ground or in rock:

A difference in perspectives caused a rift that forced the two friends to end their business partnership.


1733. right triangle


a triangle that has one angle of 90 degrees:

The hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle.


1734. rigor [noun]


the fact that people are made to follow rules in a very severe way:

The stern professor does not accept excuses and is known for exhibiting rigor in his classroom.


1735. riot [noun]


a noisy and violent public gathering:

Police used tear gas to put the riot down.


1736. riposte [verb]


to reply in a quick and clever way:

She simply riposted that she did not create the book for the scientific community.


1737. risible [adjective]


so lacking in quality or usefulness that it deserves to be laughed at:

If you stick with the most risible elements of your speech, your audience will be so relaxed from laughing that you’re bound to win their support.


1738. risqué [adjective]


verging on impropriety or indecency:

His risqué jokes were indecent and considered out of place at the wedding.


1739. rococo [adjective]


relating to the very decorated and detailed style in buildings, art, and furniture that was popular in Europe in the 18th century:

The entrance rooms of the French castle were decorated in fancy rococo style.


1740. roundly [adverb]



The home team were roundly defeated.






1741. rout [verb]


to defeat an opponent completely:

The Russian chess team routed all the rest.


1742. rubric [noun]


a set of instructions, especially on an exam paper, usually printed in a different style or color:

The rubric for the history project required the students to include a visual aid in their presentation.


1743. rue [verb]


to feel sorry about an event and wish it had not happened:

I rue the day I agreed to this stupid plan.


1744. ruminate [verb]


to think carefully and for a long period about something:

On New Year’s Eve, many people choose to ruminate about their lives.


1745. rupture [verb]


to cause something to explode, break, or tear:

The missile launch is sure to rupture the relationship between the two countries.


1746. ruse [noun]


a trick intended to deceive someone:

The security guard knew the girls were going to try and use a distractive ruse in order to shoplift.


1747. rustic [adjective]


typical of the country, especially because of being attractively simple:

The restaurant has a rustic charm that reminds me of my grandmother’s kitchen.


1748. ruthless [adjective]


cruel, or determined to succeed without caring about others:

Some people believe that you have to be ruthless to succeed in this world.


1749. sabotage [verb]


to intentionally damage or destroy property:

Though he had no intention to sabotage the event, his unexpected arrival made things fall apart.


1750. saccharine [adjective]


too sweet or too polite:

We used saccharine tablets in lieu of sugar to make the cakes.



無料体験レッスン実施中! 目標のTOEFLスコアを取得



1751. sacrosanct [adjective]


so important that there cannot be any change or question:

The minister of our church is a sacrosanct individual who should never be criticized.


1752. sagacious [adjective]


having or showing understanding and the ability to make good judgments:

Many agree that replacing typewriters with computers is a sagacious idea because computers make typing, editing, and proofreading much easier.


1753. sage [adjective]


wise, especially as a result of great experience:

I think you made a sage decision.


1754. salacious [adjective]


causing or showing a strong interest in sexual matters:

The salacious content of some popular novels has led parents to demand that they be removed from school libraries.


1755. salient [adjective]


most noticeable or important:

She began to summarize the salient features of the proposal.


1756. salubrious [adjective]


pleasant, clean, and healthy to live in:

Vegetables are salubrious foods which provide essential nutrients.


1757. salutary [adjective]


causing improvement of behavior or character:

In addition to effectively teaching the curriculum, our professor often educates us with salutary lessons that personally enrich our lives.


1758. sanction [noun]


approval or permission, especially formal or legal:

They tried to get official sanction for the scheme.


1759. sanctity [noun]


the condition of being holy or of deserving great respect:

Although I place great value on my job, I put nothing above the sanctity of my family.


1760. sangfroid [noun]


the ability to stay calm in a difficult or dangerous situation:

Even as the building fell around him, the fireman maintained his sangfroid and rescued the little girl.







1761. sanguine [adjective]


positive and hoping for good things:

Some people expect the economy to continue to improve, but others are less sanguine.


1762. sardonic [adjective]


showing an amused attitude toward someone or something that suggests a criticism but does not express it:

After Rick was fired from the restaurant, he wrote a sardonic review of the eatery.


1763. sartorial [adjective]


relating to the making of clothes, usually men's clothes, or to a way of dressing:

He was raised by a tailor, which gave him a sartorial sense for clothing.


1764. satiate [verb]


to completely satisfy yourself or a need, especially with food or pleasure, so that you could not have any more:

He drank greedily until his thirst was satiated.


1765. satiric [adjective]


criticizing people or ideas in a humorous way, especially in order to make a political point:

His cartoon has a satiric humor.


1766. saturnine [adjective]


serious and unfriendly:

The dog’s eyes became saturnine whenever he was left at home alone.


1767. savant [noun]


a person with a high level of knowledge or skill, especially someone who is less able in other ways:

Since my aunt speaks over twenty languages, she is considered a verbal savant.


1768. savor [verb]


to enjoy food or an experience slowly, in order to enjoy it as much as possible:

Since it’s my last cookie, I will eat it slowly and savor the taste.


1769. scam [noun]


an illegal plan for making money, especially one that involves tricking people:

After asking for a large sum of money, I knew the job was a scam because the people did not represent the company.


1770. scanty [adjective]


smaller in size or amount than is considered necessary or is hoped for:

Since the airline lost my checked-in luggage, I have scanty clothing for my vacation.





シェーン英会話 無料体験レッスン申込み


1771. scathing [adjective]


criticizing someone or something in a severe and unkind way:

When the food critic found a hair in his meal, he wrote a scathing review of the restaurant.


1772. schematic [adjective]


showing the main form and features of something, usually in the form of a drawing, in a way that helps people to understand it:

While producing the schematic drawing of the Graystone Building, the architect began to assign tasks to start the project.


1773. schism [noun]


a division into two groups caused by a disagreement about ideas, especially in a religious organization:

The schism between my two best friends put me in the awkward position of having to choose one over the other.


1774. scintilla [noun]


a very small amount of something:

I wanted to make coffee, but there was only a scintilla of coffee beans left.


1775. scintillate [verb]


to emit quick flashes as if throwing off sparks:

Downed power lines scintillated fires in several parts of town.


1776. scintillating [adjective]


exciting and intelligent:

During the interview, the clever comedian came up with one scintillating response after another.


1777. scorn [verb]


to treat with a great lack of respect, or to refuse something because you think it is wrong or not acceptable:
He was scorned by his classmates for his bad behavior.


1778. scriptural [adjective]


from or relating to the holy writings of a religion:

One may assume that the early church kept Sunday, but this hypothesis must be discarded after studying scriptural evidence.


1779. scrutinize [verb]


to examine something very carefully in order to discover information:

After receiving over two hundred resumes, the human resources department must now scrutinize all of the potential candidates to find the ideal person for the position.


1780. scrutiny [noun]


the careful and detailed examination of something in order to get information about it:

The government's record will be subjected to scrutiny in the weeks before the election.




1781. scuffle [verb]


to have a sudden short fight:

The youths scuffled with the policeman, then escaped down the alley.


1782. scurvy [adjective]


arousing disgust or scorn:

After winning the lottery, she was beset by a swarm of scurvy con artists.


1783. secrete [verb]


to produce and release a liquid:

An octopus can secrete ink to ward off prey.


1784. sedition [noun]

扇動的な発言 / 文書

language or behavior that is intended to persuade other people to oppose their government:

The rebels were arrested for sedition when they protested outside of the dictator’s palace.


1785. seduction [noun]


the attractive quality of something:

The seductions of life in a warm climate have led many veterans to live in Florida.


1786. sedulous [adjective]


careful and using a lot of effort:

He is a sedulous worker who is always on the lookout for new prospects.


1787. seethe [verb]


to feel very angry:

My father will seethe if someone drives behind him too closely.


1788. seismic [adjective]


relating to or caused by an earthquake:

Seismic tests were conducted to determine the force of the earthquake.


1789. self-abasement [noun]


the act of behaving in a way that makes one seem lower or less deserving of respect:

After tough training, I got rid of my self-abasement and became confident.


1790. self-evident [adjective]


clear or obvious without needing any proof or explanation:

The teacher’s instructions were self-evident, so no students asked any questions about the assignment.






1791. selfless [adjective]


caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want:

A selfless individual often donates a fair sum of their money to charity even though they could use that money for themselves.


1792. semantic [adjective]


connected with the meanings of words:

Words are semantic units that convey meaning.


1793. semblance [noun]


a situation or condition that is similar to what is wanted or expected, but is not exactly as hoped for:

The city has now returned to some semblance of normality after last night's celebrations.


1794. semiotic [adjective]


relating to the study of signs and symbols:

They deconstruct text and images on the basis of their semiotic meaning beyond the surface text.


1795. senescence [noun]


the fact of becoming older, and therefore being in less good condition and less able to function well:

Because of his senescence, my grandfather was unable to travel long distances.


1796. sensational [adjective]


very exciting, or extremely good:

She looks sensational in her new dress.


1797. sensual [adjective]


expressing or suggesting physical pleasure:

The small changes to my environment help add to the relaxation and sensual experience of enjoying my food on a daily basis.


1798. sensuous [adjective]


pleasing to the physical senses:

The hypnotist’s sensuous voice was very relaxing.


1799. sentence [verb]


to officially state the punishment given by a law court to a guilty person or organization:

He was sentenced to three years in jail and fined $40,000.


1800. sentient [adjective]


able to experience feelings:

Many people believe plants to be sentient and responsive to things such as music and the human voice.