GMAT List 20 Nature 2 – 68 Words

antiquated

so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

antique

made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age

bygone

well in the past; former

conventional

following accepted customs and proprieties

hoary

having gray or white hair as with age

stale

lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration

stereotype

a conventional or formulaic conception or image

incipient

only partly in existence; imperfectly formed

novice

someone new to a field or activity

pristine

immaculately clean and unused

arcane

requiring secret or mysterious knowledge

mysterious

beyond ordinary understanding

mystic

beyond ordinary understanding

cue

a reminder for some action or speech

furtive

secret and sly or sordid

informant

a person who supplies facts or knowledge

prowl

move about in or as if in a predatory manner

secretary

an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work

suggestive

tending to imply

authentic

not counterfeit or copied

factual

existing in reality

genuine

not fake or counterfeit

batch

a collection of things or persons to be handled together

bout

a contest or fight

bunch

a grouping of a number of similar things

cluster

a grouping of a number of similar things

calorie

unit of heat raising 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade

centimeter

a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

pint

a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces

ration

a fixed portion that is allotted

slice

a thin flat piece cut off of some object

beneficial

promoting or enhancing well-being

edge

a line determining the limits of an area

vantage

place or situation affording some benefit

necessitate

require as useful, just, or proper

chronic

long-lasting or characterized by long suffering

coherent

marked by an orderly and consistent relation of parts

constant

uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

continuation

the act of continuing an activity without interruption

durability

permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

duration

the period of time during which something continues

eternal

continuing forever or indefinitely

longevity

the property of having lived for a considerable time

perennial

lasting an indefinitely long time

periodic

happening or recurring at regular intervals

permanent

continuing or enduring without marked change in status

perpetuate

cause to continue or prevail

persistent

stubbornly unyielding

progressive

favoring or promoting modern or innovative ideas

successive

following in order without gaps

sustain

lengthen or extend in duration or space

lease

a contract granting use or occupation of property

incoherent

without logical or meaningful connection

inconsistent

displaying a lack of regularity

intermittent

stopping and starting at irregular intervals

temporary

not permanent; not lasting

brevity

the attribute of being short or fleeting

compact

closely and firmly united or packed together

sketchy

giving only major points; lacking completeness

superficial

of, affecting, or being on or near the surface

succinct

briefly giving the gist of something

complex

complicated in structure

complexity

the quality of being intricate and compounded

convoluted

highly complex or intricate

inexplicable

incapable of being explained or accounted for

inextricable

incapable of being disentangled or untied

intricate

having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

profound

situated at or extending to great depth
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