GMAT Reading – 57 Words

unequivocally

in an unambiguous manner

While acknowledging that there are greater employment opportunities for Latin American women in cities than in the countryside, social science theorists have continued to argue that urban migration has unequivocally hurt women’s status.
presume

take to be the case or to be true

compelling

driving or forcing

egalitarian

favoring social equality

detriment

a damage or loss

salient

conspicuous, prominent, or important

supersede

take the place or move into the position of

handful

the quantity that can be held in the hand

idiosyncratic

peculiar to the individual

amenable

disposed or willing to comply

suffrage

a legal right to vote

intelligible

capable of being apprehended or understood

rivet

a heavy metal pin used to fasten two pieces of metal

refine

reduce to a pure state

straddle

sit or stand astride of

laurel

a small aromatic tree with shiny dark green leaves

acumen

shrewdness shown by keen insight

apprehensive

in fear or dread of possible evil or harm

revamp

patch up or renovate; repair or restore

virtue

the quality of doing what is right

placebo

an innocuous or inert medication

dwindle

become smaller or lose substance

posterity

all future generations

dignity

the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect

fleeting

lasting for a markedly brief time

devise

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

subordinate

an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

tantamount

being essentially equal to something

entrenched

dug in

antagonism

an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility

assertion

a declaration that is made emphatically

ancillary

furnishing added support

exhort

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

proliferate

grow rapidly

replenish

fill something that had previously been emptied

efficacious

giving the power to produce an intended result

ascension

a movement upward

archetype

something that serves as a model

virtually

in essence or effect but not in fact

notorious

known widely and usually unfavorably

adversary

someone who offers opposition

neglect

leave undone or leave out

intriguing

capable of arousing interest or curiosity

novelty

originality by virtue of being refreshingly new

override

travel on the back of (a horse) too hard

gratification

the act or an instance of satisfying

allegiance

the act of binding yourself to a course of action

strive

attempt by employing effort

rally

gather or bring together

transcend

go beyond the scope or limits of

transcend

go beyond the scope or limits of

inclusion

the act of making a part of something

assimilate

make alike

succumb

consent reluctantly

consent

give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

postulate

maintain or assert

peripheral

on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary
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