Barron's Essential Words for the GRE, by Geer, Philip
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- ISBN: 9781438002217 | 1438002211
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/1/2013
An extensive working vocabulary is a prerequisite for test-taking success on the Graduate Record Exam. This book has been fully updated to align with the new GRE. It presents 800 college-graduate-level words with definitions that frequently appear on the exam. Words are used in various contexts to familiarize test takers with ways that the words are used in various contexts. The book's additional features include a pre-test that helps to diagnose weaknesses, a lengthy word list with extensive text-completion exercises, and a chapter that discusses and analyzes essential word roots. The book concludes with a post-test to assess progress. Answers are provided for all exercises and for all questions in the pre- and post-test.