Gmat&NEWS vocabulary list #20 – 40 Words

insulator

a material with little electrical or thermal conductivity

graphite

used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

lead

take somebody somewhere

lattice

an arrangement of points in a regular periodic pattern

homage

respectful deference

vertex

the highest point of something

vaporize

turn into gas

consolidate

form into a solid mass or whole

optimum

most desirable possible under a restriction

deter

turn away from by persuasion

fuse

any igniter used to initiate the burning of a propellant

indistinct

not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand

commend

present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence

meager

deficient in amount or quality or extent

disclaimer

a voluntary repudiation of legal claim to something

tie

fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

convict

find or declare guilty

molehill

a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

landslide

the descent of a large mass of dirt and rock down a slope

convocation

the act of calling to a meeting

receptor

a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

retina

a light-sensitive membrane covering the back of the eyeball

chromosome

a threadlike strand of DNA that carries genes

fudge

soft creamy candy

submerged

beneath the surface of the water

avid

marked by active interest and enthusiasm

congenial

suitable to your needs

aftermath

the consequences of an event

momentous

of very great significance

debunk

expose while ridiculing

disparage

express a negative opinion of

percolate

cause to pass through a permeable substance

snippet

a small piece of anything

ostracize

expel from a community or group

deluge

a heavy rain

slew

a large number or amount or extent

profess

confess one’s faith in, or allegiance to

retaliate

make a counterattack and return like for like

slur

utter indistinctly

implicit

suggested though not directly expressed
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