Look Like a Million Dollars

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Essential Vocabulary for the GRE - Look Like a Million Dollars

Essential Vocabulary for the GRE
upright
uprightadjective

(of a person) standing or sitting with a straight back

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to hunch
to hunchverb

to bend the upper side of the body forward and make a rounded back

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deftadjective

having quick and skillful movements

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languidlyadverb

slowly and without much energy, sometimes in an attractive way

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nimbleadjective

moving fast with ease and agility

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lumberingadjective

moving slowly or in an awkward way because of being heavy

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ungainlyadjective

moving in a way that is awkward and not smooth

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to slouch
to slouchverb

to sit, walk or stand lazily with a downward head and rounded shoulders

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lithe
litheadjective

being flexible and moving in an attractive way

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supple
suppleadjective

flexible and able to move smoothly and gracefully; not stiff

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erectadjective

straight, with an upright position

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sullenadjective

bad-tempered and gloomy, and usually silent

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to winceverb

to show a facial expression that signifies shame or pain

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to sneer
to sneerverb

to smile or speak in a way that suggests mockery or disrespect toward someone

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to beam
to beamverb

to smile joyfully in an obvious way

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to squintverb

to look with eyes half-opened when hit by light, or as a sign of suspicion, etc.

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countenance
countenancenoun

someone's face or facial expression

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complexionnoun

the natural color and appearance of someone's skin, especially the face

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to grimace
to grimaceverb

to twist our face in an ugly way because of pain, strong dislike, etc., or when trying to be funny

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to grin
to grinverb

to smile widely in a way that displays the teeth

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to smirk
to smirkverb

to smile in a silly and unpleasant way, indicating a high opinion of oneself

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to blushverb

to turn red as a sign of embarrassment, modesty or confusion

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to glower
to glowerverb

to look or stare at someone angrily

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stoutadjective

(of a person) slightly fat and heavy

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petiteadjective

(of a woman) small in an attractive way

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stockyadjective

having a short but quite solid figure, especially a man

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brawny
brawnyadjective

(of a person) physically strong with well-developed muscles

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corpulent
corpulentadjective

fat and with a large body

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plumpadjective

(of a person or body part) slightly fat

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sinewyadjective

(of a person or animal) having a thin body with strong muscles

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allurenoun

the quality of attracting someone by being fascinating and glamorous

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curvaceousadjective

(of a woman) having large breasts, wide hips and a narrow waist

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lusciousadjective

sexually attractive and very seductive

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dowdyadjective

(of a woman) old-fashioned, boring, and not attractive

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ravishingadjective

extremely attractive and pleasing

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ruggedadjective

(usually of a man's face) having attractive, strong features

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scruffyadjective

(of a man's face) not having been shaved for a long time

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voluptuousadjective

(of a woman's body) curvy and attractive with full breasts and wide hips

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swarthyadjective

having a naturally dark face or complexion

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blemishnoun

a mark or spot on something or someone's skin that spoils the appearance

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callusnoun

an area of skin that has turned hard and rough by being constantly exposed to friction

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