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GRE Vocabulary :: D ::

The emboldened words below are part of GRE vocabulary preparation.  Do you know them?  I have created sentences to give clues to their meaning.

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The host was pleasantly surprised by the decorum of the impecunious young lads.

Watching violent movies does not usually cause adults to go buy guns and hatchets to murder their neighbors, but some sociologist suggest that such activities are deleterious in nature, and their negative effects are often not unascertainable.

When chatting with his less educated friends about matters of politics, the astute law student was often forced to demur.

The sun desiccated what little water resources the desert creatures were used to fighting over, forcing them to migrate or die out.

Unable to finish any particular task, she was helplessly engaged in a desultory state of delusion.

Lit up from the diaphanous curtains, her living room provided enough light to allow her to save on her electric bill each month by doing her studying there.

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