GRE Vocab Haiku Dump (FINALE!)

Rarefy (verb) to make or become thin, less dense; to refine.
You rarefy your
Minerals. Careful with your
Great monopolies.

 

Recondite (adj) hidden; concealed; difficult to understand; obscure.
This occult knowledge
Is recondite, hidden close
Behind ritual.

 

Refulgent (adj) radiant; shiny; brilliant.
So shiny, so chrome.
Beautiful and refulgent
In silver they come.

 

Sedulous (adj) diligent; persistent; hard working.
Diligent, focused.
Only the most sedulous
May become Batman.

 

Soporific (adj) causing drowsiness; tending to induce sleep.
Knock out tea is so
Soporific. Though not so
Much so as the pot.

 

Spendthrift (noun) one who spends money wastefully.
Prodigal son, that
Profligate spendthrift of a
Son. Beloved still.

 

Trenchant (adj) sharply perceptive; keen; penetrating.
How I wish I was
Trenchant, with eyes that could see
And ears that could hear.

 

Variegated (adj) multicolored; characterized by a variety of patches of different color.
We are colorful.
A variegated people—
We are a rainbow.

 

Vexation (noun) annoyance; irritation.
I sometimes become
A vexation, the sorrow
Lingering beyond…

 

Vituperate (verb) to use harsh condemnatory language; to abuse or censure severely or abusively; to berate.
I would happily
Vituperate her for her
Gross condescension.

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GRE Vocab Haiku Dump 2

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