GMAT–AMA – 65 Words

incentive

a positive motivational influence

The rude interjection is a staple of New York life.New York Times (Nov 10, 2015)
base

lowest support of a structure

It was Kim who must have braved any number of intimidating bouncers and hipsters to find Adam.If I Stay
vacation

leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure

There was so much to see, I barely looked at one thing but felt compelled to look at yet another.Crispin: The Cross of Lead
participial

of or relating to or consisting of participles

The fear of losing benefits entangled the poor in a web of dependency, deterring them from seeking jobs.New York Times (Jan 12, 2016)
precede

be earlier in time

They have an intimate understanding of both Penn Station and the post office, and the complexity of building at a working train station.New York Times (Jan 6, 2016)
appositive

relating to or being in apposition

I’m protective of my own gear, because I tend to humanize inanimate objects.Wall Street Journal (Dec 7, 2015)
pump

a device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

That’s because Asian genes dictate that fat is laid down in the abdominal area.BBC (Jan 11, 2016)
profile

an outline of something, especially a face from the side

He’s the type of leadoff hitter that’s very tough to pitch against.Washington Post (Jan 11, 2016)
perpetrator

someone who commits wrongdoing

But Year 1 of the McCloughan era brought change that has strengthened the organization at its core while also brightening the prospects for future success.Washington Post (Jan 12, 2016)
appositive

relating to or being in apposition

Prospective school opportunities continue to rise as educators become aware of the undeniable benefits.Time (Jan 12, 2016)
interjection

an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion

Macklin, matinee favorite and really great actor, fell heels over head in love with her.Terhune, Albert Payson
interjection

an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion

Then, in a burst, I recalled my mothers death and burial, my leaving the cemetery and the priest, my plunge mto the woods.Crispin: The Cross of Lead
conjunction

a function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases

While “The Revenant” and “The Martian” triumphed, the Weinstein Company’s “Carol” however went home empty handed.Reuters (Jan 11, 2016)
acronym

a word formed from the initial letters of several words

There’s an old, rusty bridge that crosses the Youghiogheny River and serves as the main access route to the nearby town of Perryopolis.New York Times (Jan 12, 2016)
choppy

rough with small waves

“Great,” Shay groaned. “I totally look like every other new pretty in the world.”Uglies
tedious

using or containing too many words

Another present that doesn’t seem terribly sporty, but give it a try.Wall Street Journal (Dec 17, 2015)
intimidate

make timid or fearful

Ms. Marks’s obsession is with the gaps in Maier’s story.New York Times (Jan 25, 1459)
compel

force somebody to do something

He says that’s not uncommon, but that this particular fire got a little out of hand.Washington Times (Jan 11, 2016)
deter

try to prevent; show opposition to

His nods to Drake are both literal and winking.New York Times (Jan 12, 2016)
intimate

give to understand

She joined in 2003 with her dog at the time, a German shepherd named Harpo.Wall Street Journal (Jan 12, 2016)
inanimate

not endowed with life

In one demo, called the Toy Box, I played catch with an Oculus demonstrator and used a slingshot to take down an array of targets.Washington Post (Jan 8, 2016)
dictate

determine, order, or control how something is done

“The boy’s a wolf’s head!” the steward shouted. “ Slay him if you can.”Crispin: The Cross of Lead
pitch

sell or offer for sale from place to place

Overall, essentially no difference was found in the mortality rates of the various diet groups.Washington Post (Jan 11, 2016)
prospect

the possibility of future success

He was playing his usual role as the most reasonable man in the room, twinning an appeal to reason with some basic morality.The New Yorker (Jan 5, 2016)
prospective

of or concerned with or related to the future

Only memory and words — in his case, those in this very book — “have a longevity I do not.”Washington Post (Jan 8, 2016)
heels over head

in disorderly haste

Increasing accountability measures when misconduct occurs will go a long way towards restoring public trust and demonstrating greater stewardship of taxpayer dollars.”Washington Post (Jan 12, 2016)
plunge

dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity

The new uglies all stuck together in a tight group, afraid to stray too for from their guide.Uglies
triumph

express great joy

A holds B accountable = B be held accountable by A ; College students learn a lot of discipline because they are held accountable by their professors. Moreover, they are often held accountable by fellow students who depend upon them to contribute to the class.
Kolby, Jeff. GMAT Prep Course eBook. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Nova Press, 2004. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 18 January 2016.
Copyright © 2004. Nova Press. All rights reserved.
sputter

the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

They each missed the personal interaction with players that oftentimes isn’t possible with all the off-the-field responsibilities that are involved with running a program.Washington Post (Jan 12, 2016)
rusty

ancient

This is the time you need to get really serious about everything above that you put off or procrastinated doing.US News (Dec 16, 2015)
groan

indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

The CDC has also advised that pregnant women or women who are trying to get pregnant postpone traveling to these areas.The Verge (Jan 28, 2016)
vendor

someone who exchanges goods or services for money

give it a try

try

obsession

an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something

out of hand

out of control

literal

limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text

sarcasm

witty language used to convey insults or scorn

shepherd

someone who keeps sheep together in a flock

slingshot

a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

slay

kill intentionally and with premeditation

mortality

the quality or state of being subject to death

morality

the quality of being in accord with right or good conduct

immortality

the state of eternal life

longevity

the property of having lived for a considerable time

cliche

a trite or obvious remark

procrastination

putting off or delaying an action to a later time

accountability

responsibility to someone or for some activity

stray

lose clarity or turn aside from the subject of attention

stewardship

the position of someone who manages the affairs of others

accountable

responsible for one’s actions

set aside

make inoperative or stop

scintillating

marked by high spirits or excitement

accredited

given official approval to act

carry weight

have influence to a specified degree

enthusiastic

having or showing great excitement and interest

contraction

a word made by leaving out letters of a word or words

take away

get rid of something abstract

miss

fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind

benefit

something that aids or promotes well-being

pay off

eliminate by paying off (debts)

interaction

a mutual or reciprocal deed

procrastinate

postpone doing what one should be doing

postpone

hold back to a later time

patriotism

love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

attribute

a quality belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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