GMAT List 15 Social Affairs 4 – 67 Words

clan

group of people related by blood or marriage

ancestor

someone from whom you are descended

forebear

a person from whom you are descended

fraternal

like or characteristic of or befitting a brother

kinship

relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

lineage

the kinship relation between an individual and progenitors

marital

of or relating to the state of marriage

maternal

characteristic of a mother

matrilineal

based on or tracing descent through the female line

paternal

characteristic of a father

paternity

the state of being a father

patriarchal

of a social organization with the male as the head

patrilineal

based on or tracing descent through the male line

spouse

a person’s partner in marriage

cargo

goods carried by a large vehicle

freight

goods carried by a large vehicle

importation

the commercial activity of buying goods from another country

dwelling

housing that someone is living in

habitat

the type of environment in which an organism normally lives

haven

a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

locale

the scene of any event or action

refine

reduce to a pure state

reservoir

lake used to store water for community use

roller coaster

elevated railway in an amusement park

sanctuary

a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

sewage

waste matter carried away in drains

sewer

a conduit that carries away waste water or surface water

hockey

a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents’ goal with angled sticks

jog

give a slight push to

jolt

move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

outdistance

go far ahead of

outfield

the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

plummet

drop sharply

slowdown

the act of slowing down or falling behind

soar

rise rapidly

spiral

something wound in a continuous series of loops

stride

walk with long steps

traverse

travel across or pass over

insight

clear or deep perception of a situation

intention

an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions

orientation

the act of determining one’s position

receptive

able to absorb liquid (not repellent)

retentive

having the capacity to hold something

sentiment

a personal belief or judgment

standpoint

a mental position from which things are viewed

prestige

a high standing achieved through success or influence

residue

matter that remains after something has been removed

sediment

matter that has been deposited by some natural process

vestige

an indication that something has been present

wreckage

the remaining parts of something that has been destroyed

logistics

supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed

nutrition

the organic process of nourishing or being nourished

paleontologist

a specialist in fossil organisms and related remains

parapsychology

phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes

pathology

the branch of medical science that studies diseases

pharmacology

the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects

physiology

the science dealing with the functioning of organisms

pseudoscience

an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions

sociology

the study and classification of human societies

wholesale

the selling of goods to merchants

culminate

end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

peak

a V shape

pinnacle

a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

vertex

the highest point of something

auction

the public sale of something to the highest bidder

bargain

an agreement between parties fixing obligations of each

bid

propose a payment
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