GMAT vocabulary – 2nd – 101 Words

entice

provoke someone to do something through persuasion

prevalent

most frequent or common

artisan

a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

monopoly

a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller

obsolescence

falling into disuse or becoming out of date

influx

the process of flowing in

subsequent

following in time or order

methodology

the techniques followed in a particular discipline

deliberate

carefully thought out in advance

provocation

a means of arousing or stirring to action

endure

undergo or be subjected to

pillar

a vertical cylindrical structure supporting a structure

destitute

poor enough to need help from others

patent

a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

flock

a group of birds

prestige

a high standing achieved through success or influence

patronize

provide support for

affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

forgo

do without or cease to hold or adhere to

perish

pass from physical life

proprietor

someone who owns a business

exorbitant

greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

earmark

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

worship

the activity of cherishing as divine

consignment

the delivery of goods for sale or disposal

outpatient

a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated

welfare

something that aids or promotes well-being

plight

a situation from which extrication is difficult

peer

look searchingly

prominent

conspicuous in position or importance

materialize

come into being; become reality

litter

rubbish carelessly dropped or left about

inception

an event that is a beginning

increment

the amount by which something increases

unenforceable

not enforceable

homely

lacking in physical beauty or proportion

propagate

multiply through reproduction

dispute

the act of coming into conflict

crave

have an appetite or great desire for

dwindle

become smaller or lose substance

avail

be of use to, be useful to

endorse

approve of

justification

the act of defending or explaining by reasoning

inevitable

incapable of being avoided or prevented

affiliate

join in a social or business relationship

devotion

commitment to some purpose

condemn

express strong disapproval of

transcendent

exceeding or surpassing usual limits

tenure

the term during which some position is held

culminate

end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

intimate

marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity

detrimental

causing harm or injury

compromise

an accommodation in which both sides make concessions

hamper

prevent the progress or free movement of

prospect

the possibility of future success

gold-bearing

containing gold

wreak

cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

infringe

advance beyond the usual limit

cogent

powerfully persuasive

unsolicited

not asked for

sizable

fairly large

pertain

be relevant to

drastic

forceful and extreme and rigorous

exquisite

delicately beautiful

corrode

cause to deteriorate due to water, air, or an acid

mountainside

the side or slope of a mountain

bark

the sound made by a dog

succumb

consent reluctantly

cease

put an end to a state or an activity

coniferous tree

any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones

grove

a small growth of trees without underbrush

barren

completely wanting or lacking

apprentice

someone who works for an expert to learn a trade

apprenticeship

the position of one working for an expert to learn a trade

philanthropy

the act of donating money or time to promote human welfare

notion

a general inclusive concept

nonpartisan

free from party affiliation or bias

legitimate

in accordance with accepted standards or principles

aristocracy

a privileged class holding hereditary titles

oppose

be against

confer

present

feverish

having or affected by an abnormally high body temperature

squeeze

press firmly

consensus

agreement in the judgment reached by a group as a whole

ward

a person who is under the protection of another

nasal

of or in or relating to the nose

interpretation

the act of expressing something in an artistic performance

demise

the time when something ends

entrench

fix firmly or securely

exacerbate

make worse

dilemma

state of uncertainty in a choice between unfavorable options

confront

oppose, as in hostility or a competition

constitute

form or compose

elicit

call forth, as an emotion, feeling, or response

viable

capable of life or normal growth and development

frantic

marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

concomitant

following or accompanying as a consequence

orthodox

adhering to what is commonly accepted

repress

conceal or hide

stringent

demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

overturn

cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
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