GMAT-RC – 50 Words

advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea

endorse

approve of

bolster

support and strengthen

make

perform or carry out

ambiguous

having more than one possible meaning

ambivalent

uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

equivocal

open to two or more interpretations

amplify

increase the volume of

approbation

official acceptance or agreement

arbitrary

based on or subject to individual discretion or preference

articulate

express or state clearly

assertion

a declaration that is made emphatically

contention

the act of competing as for profit or a prize

challenge

a call to engage in a contest or fight

question

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

skeptical

marked by or given to doubt

Call

a special disposition to pursue a particular course

chronology

an arrangement of events in time

cite

make reference to

clarify

make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating

counter

a calculator recording the number of times something happens

critique

appraise or judge in an analytical way

dilemma

state of uncertainty in a choice between unfavorable options

disparage

express a negative opinion of

empirical

derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

enumerate

specify individually

evaluate

estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of

exemplify

be characteristic of

hypothesis

a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested

juxtaposition

the act of positioning close together

laudable

worthy of high praise

paradox

a statement that contradicts itself

irony

incongruity between what might be expected and what occurs

plausible

apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful

pragmatic

concerned with practical matters

presupposition

an assumption made in advance

qualify

prove capable or fit; meet requirements

reconcile

come to terms

refute

overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

discredit

the state of being held in low esteem

rescind

cancel officially

annul

cancel officially

rhetoric

study of the technique for using language effectively

simulate

reproduce someone’s behavior or looks

speculate

reflect deeply on a subject

stipulate

make an express demand or provision in an agreement

substantiate

establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

tentative

hesitant or lacking confidence; unsettled in mind or opinion

underlying

in the nature of something though not readily apparent

undermine

weaken or impair, especially gradually
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