GMAT Vocabulary List – 62 Words

abrupt

exceedingly sudden and unexpected

take hold of

take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

close off

stem the flow of

stem

cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

accommodate

have room for; hold without crowding

diabetes

a disease characterized by high glucose levels in the blood

accrue

grow by addition

acquit

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

exonerate

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

acute

ending in a sharp point

adamant

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

additive

characterized or produced by addition

adrenal

relating to the glands near the kidney or their secretions

aeronautics

the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

aftermath

the consequences of an event

predetermined

set in advance

exacerbate

make worse

aggravate

make worse

exasperate

make furious

airborne

moved or conveyed by or through air

algebra

the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

alkaline

relating to or containing an alkali

allergy

hypersensitive immunological reaction to some substance

alligator

an amphibious reptile related to crocodiles

Everglades

a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife

allow for

make a possibility or provide opportunity for

allowance

the act of permitting

alternative

one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen

altitude

elevation above sea level or above the earth’s surface

ample

more than enough in size or scope or capacity

plough

a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

intersect

meet or cross at a point; overlap

sneeze

exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one’s nose

anatomy

the study of the structure of animals

ancestor

someone from whom you are descended

anterior

of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

antitrust law

law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies

antitrust

of laws and regulations

ape

any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all

primate

any placental mammal of the order Primates

appliance

a device or tool that is very useful for a particular job

applicable

having relevance

apportion

distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

aquatic

operating or living or growing in water

arc

a continuous portion of a circle

arcane

requiring secret or mysterious knowledge

frown upon

look disapprovingly upon

arid

lacking sufficient water or rainfall

array

an impressive display

spectrum

a broad range of related objects, values, or qualities

artery

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

saturated

unable to dissolve still more of a substance

waterlogged

(of soil) soft and watery

clogged

stopped up

aspire

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

appraiser

one who determines authenticity or who guarantees validity

assess

estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of

asthma

respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing

attorney

a professional person authorized to practice law

attribute

a quality belonging to or characteristic of an entity

authentic

not counterfeit or copied

preoccupy

engage or engross the interest or attention of
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