GMAT – DAY 4 – 34 Words

engender

call forth

entice

provoke someone to do something through persuasion

entrench

fix firmly or securely

enzyme

a complex protein produced by cells that acts as a catalyst

epidemic

a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease

episodic

divided into or composed of distinct scenes or events

era

a period marked by distinctive character

ethologist

a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

ethylene

a flammable colorless gaseous alkene

exacerbate

make worse

excerpt

a passage selected from a larger work

exploit

use or manipulate to one’s advantage

extant

still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

fertile

capable of reproducing

feudalism

the social system in which vassals were protected by lords

fibril

a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

fling

throw with force or recklessness

forage

collect or look around for, as food

forelimb

the front limb

foster

providing nurture though not related by blood or legal ties

founding

the act of starting something for the first time

fungus

an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

fuse

any igniter used to initiate the burning of a propellant

garnet

any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive

genre

a kind of literary or artistic work

glean

gather, as of natural products

glider

aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces

gradient

a graded change in the magnitude of something

granite

plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture

grievance

a complaint about a wrong that causes resentment

grind

reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

grove

a small growth of trees without underbrush

guild

a formal association of people with similar interests

halt

cause to stop
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