Gmat&NEWS vocabulary list #16 – 53 Words

poise

hold or carry in equilibrium

implore

call upon in supplication

galore

existing in abundance

utter

without qualification

condition

a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing

template

a model or standard for making comparisons

liken

consider or describe as similar or equal

afford

have the financial means to do something or buy something

ensemble

an assemblage of parts considered as forming a whole

repertoire

the range of skills in a particular field or occupation

transmit

send from one person or place to another

invaluable

having incalculable monetary or intellectual worth

capsule

a small container

patronage

the business given to an establishment by its customers

stratum

one of several parallel layers of material

tactics

a plan for attaining a particular goal

miscellaneous

having many aspects

breed

cause to procreate (animals)

crow

a black bird having a raucous call

bravado

a swaggering show of courage

legitimacy

lawfulness by virtue of being authorized

parity

functional equality

reform

make changes for improvement to remove abuse and injustices

upkeep

activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

candid

openly straightforward and direct without secretiveness

substandard

falling short of some prescribed norm

lag

hang or fall in movement, progress, development, etc.

discrepancy

a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

grunt

issue a low, animal-like noise

braggadocio

vain and empty boasting

tout

advertise in strongly positive terms

torpedo

a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile

puffery

a flattering commendation

ease

freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort

prudent

marked by sound judgment

sap

a watery solution in the vascular system of a plant

flop

fall loosely

affirmation

the act of asserting or stating something

jargon

technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

deplete

use up, as resources or materials

warfare

the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

pollen

the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant

wage

something that remunerates

peasant

one of a class of agricultural laborers

incidence

the relative frequency of occurrence of something

etiology

the cause of a disease

airborne

moved or conveyed by or through air

deprive

take away

club

a formal association of people with similar interests

outgrowth

the gradual beginning or coming forth

retool

revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving

reduction

the act of decreasing something

combustion

a reaction of a substance with oxygen to give heat and light
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