Gmat&NEWS vocabulary list #19 – 46 Words

tranquilize

make calm or still

ingenious

showing inventiveness and skill

indigenous

originating where it is found

indigent

poor enough to need help from others

oversee

watch and direct

overlook

have a view of something from above

postulate

maintain or assert

relic

an antiquity that has survived from the distant past

trace

an indication that something has been present

devoid

completely wanting or lacking

emergent

coming into existence

impound

take temporary possession of by legal authority

property

something owned

makeshift

done or made using whatever is available

cellar

a room that is partly or wholly below ground level

disjunctive

serving or tending to divide or separate

syllogism

reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

articulate

express or state clearly

robust

sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

pitch

the high or low quality of a sound

flip

turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse

outlier

an extreme deviation from the mean

stump

the base part that remains after a tree has been felled

disagreeable

not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

acoustic

relating to the study of the physical properties of sound

skewed

having an oblique or slanting direction or position

octave

a musical interval of eight tones

interrogate

pose a series of questions to

upset

cause to lose one’s composure

starling

gregarious birds native to the Old World

staunch

firm and dependable especially in loyalty

provision

the activity of supplying something

antic

ludicrously odd

nexus

the means of connection between things linked in series

pivotal

being of crucial importance

daunt

cause to lose courage

discharge

remove the unbalanced electricity from

troll

supernatural creature thought to live in caves or mountains

bot

botfly larva

nudge

push against gently

impoverish

make poor

marginalize

relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of groups of people

ilk

a kind of person

unravel

become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers of

deceptive

designed to mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

afresh

again but in a new or different way
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