GMAT List 38 Other 2 – 40 Words

entree

the principal dish of a meal

initial

occurring at the beginning

preface

a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

intermediary

a negotiator who acts as a link between parties

intermediate

lying between two extremes in time, space, or state

medium

the surrounding environment

conclusive

forming an end or termination

demise

the time when something ends

denouement

the outcome of a complex sequence of events

destination

the place designated as the end, as of a race or journey

ramification

a consequence, especially one that causes complications

repercussion

a remote or indirect consequence of some action

stagnant

not growing or changing; without force or vitality

terminate

bring to an end or halt

sequel

something that follows something else

terminal

occurring at or forming an end

cobble

repair or mend

emerald

a green transparent form of beryl

entity

that which is perceived to have its own distinct existence

immaterial

lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

memento

a reminder of past events

milepost

stone post at side of a road to show distances

mosaic

design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

mote

a tiny piece of anything

notch

a small cut

wig

hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

deduce

reason from the general to the particular

generalize

draw from specific cases for broader cases

inference

drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence

methodical

characterized by orderliness

plausible

apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful

rational

consistent with or based on or using reason

rationale

an explanation of the fundamental reasons

unwarranted

incapable of being justified or explained

altruism

the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

chauvinism

fanatical patriotism

femininity

the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

feminist

a supporter of equal rights for women

hedonist

someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

humanitarian

marked by devotion to popular welfare
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