A Guide to Improve your GRE Vocabulary


You know what your strength is against that formidable verbal test of GRE? A stellar vocabulary! Tired of opening the dictionary and figuring out the meaning of new words? Drilling your vocabulary can be tedious but there is no relief from working on your vocabulary if you want to score well in your upcoming GRE. Cramming words however is not the best and most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary.


Several strategies are available that you can adopt to work on your GRE vocabulary. These strategies have their foundation in tried and tested ways that allow a candidate to gradually build their vocabulary and also effectively help them learn ways to use the words in their writing and speech. This blog will present some key ways to build your vocabulary for GRE. Don't waste time, dive in to discover these helpful tips.


●A dictionary is your best friend. Refer to a dictionary everytime you come across a new word. It will be your guide to every new word you hear or wish to use but aren't familiar with its meaning.

●Read, read and read some more. As you read more pieces and articles, you encounter new words on a regular basis and are also able to contextualise them in a written piece.

●Use flashcards with cues that you can remember. This is an effective way because this helps you remember words with the help of visual memory that lasts a long time.

●Use the words you learn constantly. This results in the words becoming a part of your active memory and thus remembered easily.

●Remember to say the words out loud because the more you listen to it, the easier it is to remember.

●Dig deeper and discover the roots of the word. Understanding the roots can go a long way and enable you to think of definitions on your own. It is a real time saver.

●Finally, remember to refer to the practice vocab list of GRE. It is your Bible and can help you ace the test. This will have words that GRE conventionally tests.


We hope these tips will help you take the test without tripping. Hello Study Global offers a specially curated GRE test series that will help clear all your doubts between 'loquacious' and 'licentious'. Getting going, your date with words is waiting.






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