GMAT A – 89 Words

abduct

take away to an undisclosed location against their will

the 28-year-old woman was abducted early Sunday from a store
this muscle abducts
abduction

the criminal act of carrying someone away by force

Japan is investigating hundreds of more cases of possible abductions.
accrue

grow by addition

the government may pay the interest your loan accrues during the deferment
The house accrued to the oldest son
the rewards will accrue to the best-connected lobbies represented by the shrewdest lawyers.
acquittal

a judgment of not guilty

He killed himself in his cell days after the acquittal
acquit

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

And Bodega was confident that she would get him acquitted or at least a light sentence.
He acquitted himself well
acquitted

declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime

you’re acquitted and you can go free
acute

ending in a sharp point

the problem was particularly acute for people on low income / an acute (or critical) lack of research funds
he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia 骨髓白血病
an acute observer of politics and politicians
acutely

in an acute manner

So anything that acutely happened, they update you.

the government is acutely aware that the slogans of the past no longer appeal to many young people.

Tribal部落的 leaders are acutely aware of the need to diversify their economy.

Acutely self-conscious but fiercely猛烈地 intelligent, she consistently renders 提出a strange, mordantly 尖锐地 funny and precisely observed world.

he became acutely ill and died the next day.
aeronautics

the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

Are you a computer programmer with an eye for对…很有兴趣 aeronautics

National Aeronautics and Space Administration is testing to grow food for astronauts on long missions.
affinity

a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

Trump’s esteem尊重 for Mattis reflects his affinity for using military action to demonstrate American power overseas

In keeping with his white nationalist affinities, he is also hostile敌对的 to Muslims

.The company sets one of the goals for you: developing a “positive affinity” for the robot.

An affinity for economics ran in the family.
affinal

(anthropology) related by marriage

affinal kin亲戚
affine

(anthropology) related by marriage

A fan at the game captured the aftermath of the incident.

he was still enjoying the aftermath of a recent showdown with the government.
aftermath

the consequences of an event

He aggravated the injury while trying to warm up

the lack of sleep and food aggravated her illness.

When you irritate, you aggravate
aggravate

make worse

Over time, the percentage of young patients hospitalized送…进医院治疗 for suicidal自杀的 thoughts, rather than other ailments, more than doubled.

For those born or raised here the sense of loss is passed on, like some hereditary ailment.
ailment

an often persistent bodily disorder or disease

Trump pledged his allegiance to the powerful National Rifle步枪 Association

This is about allegiance and commitment to Australian values
allegiance

the act of binding yourself to a course of action

Department of Justice, reached in 2015, to alleviate unsafe conditions in the jails.

Better signage and passenger instructions would alleviate crowding at the front end of the platform.

The population shift is an attempt to alleviate the hardships of residents of towns under siege by both rebel反叛者 and government forces.
alleviate

provide physical relief, as from pain

it is an “ amalgam of hearsay传闻, rumor and innuendo暗讽.”

Dentists use this same technique to install amalgams in a decayed toot
amalgam

a combination or blend of diverse things

Data which is being silently amassed, harvested and stored.

There were hundreds of men amassing in the street

The value amassed from their methods is enormous.
amass

collect or gather

It’s important to learn how to tolerate, and even get comfortable with the discomfort of ambivalence

It was an illuminating comment, which seemed to channel 引导 the ambivalence of a competitive athlete’s life after sports.
ambivalence

mixed feelings or emotions

a successful joke requires a clear point of view, and his views were ambivalent and constantly shifting.

Contenders for the sport’s biggest prizes will nevertheless be ambivalent.
ambivalent

uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

she’s a poised镇定的, amiable performer with a crystal-clear soprano

he was ‘a very amiable man’ who was concerned about his party’s future.

If you let your mind relax, all the words will flow into each other in an amiable sort of nonsense.
amiable

diffusing warmth and friendliness

a wilful and instantaneous form of amnesia.

The manufacture of amnesia—never connecting the present to anything unpleasant in the past—is completely bi-partisan双边的拥护者
amnesia

partial or total loss of memory

regarding Cubans as victims受害人 of repression became an anachronism
It is an anachronism, a deeply undemocratic不民主的 product of a compromise with slave states that serves no real purpose today.
The senate no longer has any excuse for not abolishing this anachronism and giving women their right in this matter
anachronism

locating something at a time when it couldn’t have existed

People need to be more aware of the potential down sides of long term analgesic use
Research on terpenes松烯, still another group of cannabis大麻 compounds 化合物 that may have analgesic effects, faces the same hurdles障碍.
analgesic

capable of relieving pain

My deficiency might be caused by an autoimmune自身免疫的 disease called pernicious 有害的 anemia.
anemia

a deficiency of red blood cells

A few months ago she was, in the eyes of the general public, little more than an anonymous government bureaucrat
anesthetic

a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

You might feel antagonism toward your annoying little sister
Trump also paints his relationship with the media as one of mutual antagonism, but it’s actually closer to codependency
But thanks to Trump’s compulsive 强制的 antagonism, the opposition party is expanding.
Such antagonism sustains conflict rather than offering real solutions
an increasingly industrialized economy created class antagonisms and gross inequalities
anonymous

having no known name or identity or known source

Your parents’ birth antedates your own, and your great-grandparents’ lives antedate both yours and your parents
war antedates the state, diplomacy and strategy by many millennia.
Some of the gardens here are old, very old, antedating by many years the celebrated formal gardens
antagonism

an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility

He was sparking baseball’s most prolific offense 精彩的进攻 before he tore his left anterior ligament 前韧带
antedate

be earlier in time; go back further

The resulting anthology is an extraordinarily entertaining bedside book.
This timely anthology offers words and role models to help young people to do just that,
anterior

of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

The body then sends out the antibody to neutralize it. 使…无效
Similar ideas are being used to search for new medicines, for example by looking for new small molecules 分子 and antibodies to fight diseases.
anthology

a collection of selected literary passages

It would help if pharmaceutical companies stopped raising the price of that vital antidote
Back then he was fighting all attempts at campaign-finance reform and spending limits, championing disclosure of contributions 支持 as the antidote.
antibody

a protein that produces an immune response

The immune system mounts a response to these antigens.
He found that different blood types have different antigens, substances that stimulate an immune response.
antidote

a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

An antithesis wouldn’t exist without a thesis论点 because it works as a comparison.

That is the exact antithesis of a public school

King’s method was peaceful and nonviolent, the antithesis of the anarchy 混乱
antigen

any substance that stimulates an immune response in the body

Handbags, shoes and apparel will be included in the assortment分类
The company currently licenses its name to gentlemen’s clubs around the world and its photographic images to apparel companies.
antithesis

exact opposite

Interesting, but not applicable to humans at this time.
Net income applicable to common shareholders jumped to $2.16 billion in the first quarter
apparel

clothing in general

It’s not clear how fully Trump apprehends the threats to his Presidency.
Her family tried to flee and were apprehended.
apprehending violence
applicable

having relevance

Filled with approbation, the audience gave a standing ovation 大喝采
The label is not met with approbation by everyone.
The audience responded immediately to his artistically在艺术上 courageous program with shouts of approbation
apprehend

anticipate with dread or anxiety

a person’s appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest
using your company’s appropriation of new technology to improve their product.
It will be funded with state appropriations, private gifts and borrowing
approbation

official acceptance or agreement

The department attributed the shark activity to “a thriving aquatic ecosystem
The causes in the change of the bayou河口 increased aquatic vegetation and poor sport-fish reproduction 繁殖
boats are aquatic vehicles
appropriation

a deliberate act of acquisition, often without permission

City officials say the deal is a significant milestone because contract talks were resolved without an arbitrator, unlike in previous years.
In arbitration, both sides agree to resolve a dispute outside the public courts and under the ruling of an independent arbitrator.
aquatic

operating or living or growing in water

Experts in academic fields often show off the depth of their knowledge by mentioning some arcane and esoteric fact
Within the ranks of his arcane field ,he is an eminence.
The earth is tapped of its arcane energies, the very air yields to us its mysterious powers
arbitrator

someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

I visited the place and started looking for archives and witnesses
One thing you won’t find in the archives: leisure wear
In case you’re curious, The we kindly archives the review online forever and ever.
arcane

requiring secret or mysterious knowledge

Still, there are some sights that would trouble even the most ardent of United fans
She became an ardent feminist, but not an orthodox one.
She was an ardent, compulsive强迫的 reader of literature
archives

collection of records especially about an institution

He casts aspersions on very few people

please don’t cast wide assertions 断言 or aspersions on the millennial generation.
ardent

characterized by intense emotion

As a result, she was forced to transport her 2-year-old son, who was suffering from asthma attack, to the hospital.
aspersion

a disparaging remark

With a very astute and witty诙谐的 campaign, he attracted a lot of disenchanted感到幻灭的, young voters
asthma

respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing

Trump’s nomination was supposed to tear the Republican party asunder.

Like most Americans to the manor庄园 born, this election divided my loyalties and tore my soul asunder.
astute

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

attrition won’t be enough to support the burden of personnel costs.
the sport becomes a battle of attrition.

The security forces already struggle with a high attrition rate退出率 and recruitment problems
We’re graduating about 30,000 new technicians a year, mostly men, but that’s not enough to keep up with attrition

Additional reductions in Engineering later this year will be driven by our business environment and the amount of voluntary attrition
asunder

into parts or pieces

It’s formed by the energy from Jupiter’s polar auroras.

This material interacts with Earth’s magnetic field, creating auroras
attrition

the act of rubbing together

I found her a rather austere, distant, somewhat cold person

The cuts are among the highest-profile最高调的 results of the austere budget passed by lawmakers.

The cell felt increasingly austere as it emptied

A trim man, he lived in opulent palaces but nurtured养育 a relatively austere life.
aurora

bands of light caused by charged solar particles

He also scoured the Internet for authentic sports memorabilia值得纪念的事物

that authentic documents were mixed with false documents

To their audiences, micro influencers are seen as knowledgeable, passionate, authentic, and viewed as a trusted source of product recommendations.
austere

of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor

The USA are the military forces of the autonomous region

He treated us as autonomous individuals

We did away with this sort of autonomous travel

The lab also will focus on improved mapping for autonomous cars
authentic

not counterfeit or copied

Plant genes are known to regulate the level of a hormone called auxin, which causes stems and shoots of plants to lengthen.
autonomous

existing as an independent entity

there is an “innate human aversion to poisonous substances.”

I have an aversion to housework.

It is to do, she thinks, with risk aversion
auxin

a plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth

Eleven people were transferred from their homes into emergency accommodation

Price includes accommodations in rustic hotels, all meals and hiking guides.
aversion

a feeling of intense dislike

veterans老兵 ’ mortgages accounted for over 40 percent of all home loans.
accommodation

making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

One of the boys had to be rescued by firemen wearing breathing apparatus.

The violence will continue as long as his security apparatus remain
For many years, the country had been buried under the apparatus of the regime.

It raises an intriguing question about the evolutionary history of our perceptual apparatus 感官组织
account for

be the reason or explanation for

Robot vacuum cleaners strike me as an essential appliance for our busy modern lives.

Eight appliances were sent to fight the fire
apparatus

equipment designed to serve a specific function

Labor economists say that restoring U.S. manufacturing jobs will be difficult at a time when automation is increasingly threatening to replace many workers

They’ve also been actively targeted by a more environmentally conscious world, automation and new technology, and cheaper, less-regulated competition from abroad.
appliance

a device or tool that is very useful for a particular job

What most American kids “learn” and practice up to their introduction to algebra is either arithmetic算法 or closely related to it
automation

the act of implementing the control of equipment

In all cases, the meaning we ascribe to what we see is generated by our own minds

But more than a quarter ascribed the change to their concern about cholesterol胆固醇 and saturated fats.
algebra

the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

My daughter was suffering from a serious adverse drug reaction,

France’s total wine output fell 10% last year due to adverse weather conditions.

If they found themselves in an adverse scenario, the consequences are substantial

History teaches that we should not worry too much about an adverse Chinese reaction.
ascribe

attribute or credit to

It would also amend company takeover验收 rules to protect employees’ pensions.

Most of the Obama-era offers, which are reported to Congress, became formal agreements though some were abandoned or amended.

The company, to its credit, amended its technology to block users from reporting suspicious activity
adverse

in an opposing direction

Instead of selling ordinary bonds, which paid in regular instalments分期付款 until they expired, governments sold annuities, which paid in regular instalments until the recipient expired
amend

make revisions to

it’s as cute as a 160-pound, hydraulically 水压的 actuated chunk 大块 of metal

However cynically deployed 部署 for political control, actuating notions of stability and nationalism 民族主义 and reaction do touch on 谈及 genuine grievances不平
annuity

income from capital investment paid regularly

But drug companies and science agencies in rich countries tend to ignore these maladies because they almost exclusively 唯一地 afflict the world’s poorest people

He was afflicted with bipolar disorder and killed himself

The same problem afflicted all of the ancient republics, including mighty 有势力的 Rome
actuate

put in motion

When you alienate people, you make them WISH you were an alien, or at least that they could send you to the moon.

The last thing that we need is to alienate the people who voted for Trump

The property of the enemy was alienated during the war.
afflict

cause physical pain or suffering in

Understanding how to build the leaf anatomy is the current phase of the project.

Crocodiles are key here, as these distant cousins of dinosaurs show similar snout anatomy

he studied the anatomy of crimes

It retains a rather primitive anatomy while evolving in parallel with与…同时 the branch of the human family tree that eventually results in modern humans.
alienate

arouse hostility or indifference in

The animated film imagines a sex-education class taught by God

Her presence animated the party.

The soul animates the body.

The soldiers were animated by the general’s brave speech.
anatomy

the study of the structure of animals

The apprentices were chosen from applicants to the Foot in the Door programme

The drum player in Hayange’s brass band spent all his working life in steel plants, starting as a 14-year-old apprentice.
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You are an apprentice, but you also can apprentice to the barber down the street.

He is also looking to apprentice for a working artist in the area.
animate

make lively

The land is too arid to sustain the kinds of vast agricultural projects

a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata奏鸣曲
apprentice

someone who works for an expert to learn a trade

Growing up, she aspired to become an archaeologist

She was an aspiring opera singer and gravitated toward her new music teacher.
arid

lacking sufficient water or rainfall

they were more interested in using aerosols to deliver pathogen 病原体

she became a research assistant in aerosol physics

.an aerosol can of insecticide.杀虫剂
aspire

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

So long as no one is hungry, I’m good with the ale.
aerosol

a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

He was treated later that year for a blocked heart artery but seemed to recover well

better intelligence capacity are needed to maintain control of major population centers and transport arteries
ale

a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast

He narrowly escaped an assassination attempt

A full-scale character assassination of the dead woman got underway in the press.新闻
artery

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

some maintain主张 that addicts 有瘾的人 should aspire to complete abstinence

Without a doubt, abstinence efforts were massive failures that did little to nothing to curb drug abuse but did much to lead to mass incarceration.禁闭
assassination

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

Instead, they are increasingly turning to alternative medications and non-drug options such as acupuncture and physical therapy
abstinence

the trait of refraining from something, especially alcohol

it was less effective than aerobic and strength exercises.
Aerobic organism
acupuncture

treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

But the predominant driver of antibiotic resistance 耐药性 in humans is the intense pressure exerted 影响 by the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in people.

Wheatgrass has antibiotic properties 性能
aerobic

depending on free oxygen or air

aggravated assault
he pleaded guilty 承认有罪 to aggravated manslaughter 杀人
antibiotic

a substance used to kill microorganisms and cure infections

Nutrition may not be able to cure all that ails you
But in keeping with tradition, we did not talk about exactly what ails us.
Much of what ails us requires a more patient kind of skill.
aggravated

made more severe or intense especially in law

After the floods, it was often the families struggling to rebuild who first noticed that the trees they’d played or picnicked under were ailing.
The chief designer will step down辞职 from the ailing company
ail

be unwell

This includes the recent decision to amalgamate the company’s men’s and women’s luxury products into a single label.
Find one that amalgamates your key skills, interests and values.
Furthermore, the search giant is looking to amalgamate Songza to its paid YouTube service, set to be launched in a few months.
ailing

somewhat ill or prone to illness

two amiable people who no longer want to be married to one another might have an amicable divorce.
amalgamate

bring or combine together or with something else

The inmates同狱犯人 are all being held on charges ranging from murder to aggravated robbery.
But he pleaded guilty承认有罪 to aggravated manslaughter
amicable

characterized by friendship and good will

aggravated

made more severe or intense especially in law
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